Some named solar system objects


compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 5 September 2016

satellites of inner planets
planetsatellites
Mercury(no satellites)
Venus(no satellites)
EarthMoon **
MarsPhobos
Deimos
Includes all known satellites of inner planets. Large satellites--over 2000 km diameter--indicated by **

selected asteroids
near-Earth asteroidsmain-belt asteroidsJupiter Trojan asteroids
(433) Eros
(1036) Ganymed
(1580) Betulia
(1620) Geographos
(1627) Ivar
(1862) Apollo
(1866) Sisyphus
(1917) Cuyo
(1980) Tezcatlipoca
(2212) Hephaistos
(3200) Phaethon
(3552) Don Quixote
(3671) Dionysus
(4179) Toutatis
(4183) Cuno
(4954) Eric
(5143) Heracles
(5370) Taranis
(5381) Sekhmet
(5731) Zeus
(7088) Ishtar
(9969) Braille
(25143) Itokawa
(65803) Didymos
(69230) Hermes
(99942) Apophis
(1) Ceres *
(2) Pallas
(3) Juno
(4) Vesta
(5) Astraea
(6) Hebe
(7) Iris
(8) Flora
(9) Metis
(10) Hygiea
(11) Parthenope
(12) Victoria
(13) Egeria
(14) Irene
(15) Eunomia
(16) Psyche
(18) Melpomene
(19) Fortuna
(20) Massalia
(21) Lutetia
(22) Kalliope
(23) Thalia
(24) Themis
(27) Euterpe
(28) Bellona
(29) Amphitrite
(31) Euphrosyne
(34) Circe
(36) Atalante
(37) Fides
(38) Leda
(39) Laetitia
(40) Harmonia
(41) Daphne
(42) Isis
(45) Eugenia
(46) Hestia
(47) Aglaja
(48) Doris
(49) Pales
(50) Virginia
(51) Nemausa
(52) Europa
(53) Kalypso
(54) Alexandra
(56) Melete
(57) Mnemosyne
(59) Elpis
(63) Ausonia
(65) Cybele
(68) Leto
(69) Hesperia
(70) Panopaea
(74) Galatea
(76) Freia
(78) Diana
(81) Terpsichore
(85) Io
(86) Semele
(87) Sylvia
(88) Thisbe
(89) Julia
(90) Antiope
(91) Aegina
(92) Undina
(93) Minerva
(94) Aurora
(95) Arethusa
(96) Aegle
(98) Ianthe
(104) Klymene
(105) Artemis
(106) Dione
(107) Camilla
(111) Ate
(114) Kassandra
(117) Lomia
(120) Lachesis
(121) Hermione
(127) Johanna
(128) Nemesis
(129) Antigone
(130) Elektra
(134) Sophrosyne
(137) Meliboea
(139) Juewa
(140) Siwa
(141) Lumen
(144) Vibilia
(145) Adeona
(146) Lucina
(147) Protogeneia
(150) Nuwa
(153) Hilda
(154) Bertha
(156) Xanthippe
(159) Aemilia
(164) Eva
(165) Loreley
(168) Sibylla
(171) Ophelia
(173) Ino
(175) Andromache
(176) Iduna
(181) Eucharis
(185) Eunike
(187) Lamberta
(190) Ismene
(192) Nausikaa
(194) Prokne
(196) Philomela
(200) Dynamene
(203) Pompeja
(206) Hersilia
(209) Dido
(211) Isolda
(212) Medea
(216) Kleopatra
(225) Henrietta
(229) Adelinda
(230) Athamantis
(233) Asterope
(238) Hypatia
(240) Vanadis
(241) Germania
(243) Ida
(247) Eukrate
(250) Bettina
(254) Mathilde
(259) Aletheia
(266) Aline
(268) Adorea
(275) Sapientia
(276) Adelheid
(279) Thule
(283) Emma
(308) Polyxo
(317) Roxane
(324) Bamberga
(328) Gudrun
(334) Chicago
(344) Desiderata
(349) Dembowska
(350) Ornamenta
(354) Eleonora
(356) Liguria
(357) Ninina
(360) Carlova
(361) Bononia
(365) Corduba
(372) Palma
(375) Ursula
(379) Huenna
(381) Myrrha
(386) Siegena
(387) Aquitania
(388) Charybdis
(405) Thia
(409) Aspasia
(410) Chloris
(419) Aurelia
(420) Bertholda
(423) Diotima
(426) Hippo
(444) Gyptis
(445) Edna
(451) Patientia
(455) Bruchsalia
(469) Argentina
(471) Papagena
(476) Hedwig
(488) Kreusa
(489) Comacina
(490) Veritas
(505) Cava
(506) Marion
(508) Princetonia
(511) Davida
(514) Armida
(521) Brixia
(522) Helga
(532) Herculina
(536) Merapi
(545) Messalina
(566) Stereoskopia
(570) Kythera
(595) Polyxena
(596) Scheila
(602) Marianna
(618) Elfriede
(626) Notburga
(635) Vundtia
(654) Zelinda
(675) Ludmilla
(690) Wratislavia
(702) Alauda
(704) Interamnia
(705) Erminia
(712) Boliviana
(713) Luscinia
(733) Mocia
(739) Mandeville
(747) Winchester
(748) Simeisa
(751) Faina
(762) Pulcova
(769) Tatjana
(772) Tanete
(776) Berbericia
(788) Hohensteina
(790) Pretoria
(791) Ani
(804) Hispania
(809) Lundia
(814) Tauris
(854) Frostia
(895) Helio
(909) Ulla
(939) Isberga
(951) Gaspra
(1052) Belgica
(1089) Tama
(1093) Freda
(1139) Atami
(1269) Rollandia
(1313) Berna
(1333) Cevenola
(1338) Duponta
(1390) Abastumani
(1453) Fennia
(1467) Mashona
(1509) Esclangona
(1717) Arlon
(1727) Mette
(1830) Pogson
(2006) Polonskaya
(2044) Wirt
(2047) Smetana
(2121) Sevastopol
(2131) Mayall
(2478) Tokai
(2486) Metsahovi
(2577) Litva
(2691) Sersic
(2754) Efimov
(2815) Soma
(2867) Steins
(3034) Climenhaga
(3073) Kursk
(3169) Ostro
(3309) Brorfelde
(3673) Levy
(3703) Volkonskaya
(3749) Balam
(3782) Celle
(3868) Mendoza
(3873) Roddy
(3905) Doppler
(3951) Zichichi
(3982) Kastel
(4029) Bridges
(4383) Suruga
(4440) Tchantches
(4492) Debussy
(4607) Seilandfarm
(4674) Pauling
(4765) Wasserburg
(4786) Tatianina
(4951) Iwamoto
(5474) Gingasen
(5477) Holmes
(5481) Kiuchi
(5535) Annefrank
(5899) Jedicke
(5905) Johnson
(6084) Bascom
(6244) Okamoto
(6615) Plutarchos
(6708) Bobbievaile
(7187) Isobe
(7225) Huntress
(7369) Gavrilin
(7958) Leakey
(8026) Johnmckay
(8116) Jeanperrin
(8306) Shoko
(8373) Stephengould
(9069) Hovland
(9260) Edwardolson
(9617) Grahamchapman
(10208) Germanicus
(11264) Claudiomaccone
(15268) Wendelinefroger
(16525) Shumarinaiko
(26074) Carlwirtz
(588) Achilles
(617) Patroclus
(624) Hektor
(659) Nestor
(884) Priamus
(911) Agamemnon
(1143) Odysseus
(1172) Aneas
(1173) Anchises
(1208) Troilus
(1437) Diomedes
(1583) Antilochus
(1867) Deiphobus
(2241) Alcathous
(2363) Cebriones
(2797) Teucer
(2920) Automedon
(3063) Makhaon
(3317) Paris
(3451) Mentor
(3793) Leonteus
(4063) Euforbo
(4833) Meges
(29314) Eurydamas
Includes named near-Earth asteroids over 5 km in diameter, visited by space probes, well studied by radar, or with known satellites; named main belt asteroids over 100 km in diameter, visited by space probes, or with known satellites; named Jupiter Trojan asteroids over 100 km in diameter or with known satellites. Dwarf planet asteroids are indicated by *. A total of 20,169 asteroids (excluding outer solar system objects) are named, out of 473,721 with permanent numbers; another 241,583 asteroids have provisional designations.

named satellites of asteroids
asteroidsatellite
(22) KalliopeLinus
(45) EugeniaPetit-Prince
(87) SylviaRemus
Romulus
(93) MinervaAegis
Gorgoneion
(216) KleopatraAlexhelios
Cleoselene
(243) IdaDactyl
(702) AlaudaPichi unem
(617) PatroclusMenoetius
Includes all named asteroid satellites. Another 204 provisional or probable asteroid satellites are reported.

satellites of outer planets
planetnamed satellitesprovisional satellites
Jupiter Metis
Adrastea
Amalthea
Thebe
Io **
Europa **
Ganymede **
Callisto **
Themisto
Leda
Himalia
Lysithea
Elara
Carpo
Euporie
Mneme
Euanthe
Helike
Harpalyke
Praxidike
Orthosie
Thelxinoe
Thyone
Iocaste
Ananke
Hermippe
Pasithee
Herse
Eurydome
Chaldene
Isonoe
Kallichore
Erinome
Kale
Aitne
Eukelade
Arche
Taygete
Carme
Kalyke
Hegemone
Pasiphae
Cyllene
Sponde
Megaclite
Sinope
Aoede
Autonoe
Callirrhoe
Kore
S/2000 J11
S/2003 J12
S/2011 J1
S/2003 J3
S/2010 J2
S/2003 J18
S/2003 J16
S/2003 J15
S/2003 J10
S/2010 J1
S/2011 J2
S/2003 J9
S/2003 J5
S/2003 J19
S/2003 J23
S/2003 J4
S/2003 J2
Saturn Pan
Daphnis
Atlas
Prometheus
Pandora
Epimetheus
Janus
Aegaeon
Mimas *
Methone
Anthe
Pallene
Enceladus *
Tethys *
Calypso
Telesto
Polydeuces
Dione *
Helene
Rhea *
Titan **
Hyperion
Iapetus *
Kiviuq
Ijiraq
Phoebe
Paaliaq
Skathi
Albiorix
Bebhionn
Erriapo
Skoll
Tarqeq
Siarnaq
Tarvos
Hyrokkin
Greip
Mundilfari
Bergelmir
Jarnsaxa
Narvi
Suttungr
Hati
Bestla
Farbauti
Thrymr
Aegir
Kari
Fenrir
Surtur
Loge
Ymir
Fornjot
S/2009 S1
S/2007 S2
S/2004 S13
S/2006 S1
S/2007 S3
S/2004 S17
S/2004 S12
S/2004 S7
S/2006 S3
Uranus Cordelia
Ophelia
Bianca
Cressida
Desdemona
Juliet
Portia
Rosalind
Cupid
Belinda
Perdita
Puck
Mab
Miranda *
Ariel *
Umbriel *
Titania *
Oberon *
Francisco
Caliban
Stephano
Trinculo
Sycorax
Margaret
Prospero
Setebos
Ferdinand
 
Neptune Naiad
Thalassa
Despina
Galatea
Larissa
Proteus *
Triton **
Nereid
Halimede
Sao
Laomedeia
Psamathe
Neso
S/2004 N1
Includes all known satellites of outer planets. Large satellites--over 2000 km in diameter--indicated by **; medium-sized satellites--between 350 and 2000 km in diameter--indicated by *

satellites of dwarf planet trans-Neptunian objects
dwarf planetsatellitessatellites, unnamed
Pluto Charon *
Nix
Hydra
Kerberos
Styx
 
Haumea Namaka
Hi'iaka
 
Makemake S/2015 (136472) 1
Eris Dysnomia *  
Includes all TNOs confirmed as dwarf planets by the International Astronomical Union; medium-sized satellites--between 350 and 2000 km in diameter--indicated by *.

Outer solar system objects
damocloids
and others
centaurs and
scattered disk objects
trans-Neptunian objects
(944) Hidalgo
(5335) Damocles
(20461) Dioretsa
(37117) Narcissus
(365756) ISON
(2060) Chiron
(5145) Pholus
(7066) Nessus
(8405) Asbolus
(10199) Chariklo
(10370) Hylonome
(31824) Elatus
(32532) Thereus
(42355) Typhon
(49036) Pelion
(52872) Okyrhoe
(52975) Cyllarus
(54598) Bienor
(55576) Amycus
(60558) Echeclus
(65489) Ceto
(83982) Crantor
(90377) Sedna
(330836) Orius
(346889) Rhiphonos
(19521) Chaos
(20000) Varuna
(28978) Ixion
(38083) Rhadamanthus
(38638) Huya
(50000) Quaoar
(53311) Deucalion
(58534) Logos
(66652) Borasisi
(79360) Sila-Nunam
(88611) Teharonhiawako
(90482) Orcus
(120347) Salacia
(148780) Altjira
(174567) Varda
(341520) Mors-Somnus
(385446) Manwe
(385571) Otrera
(420356) Praamzius
Includes all named outer solar system minor planets other than dwarf planets. "Damocloid" class is unofficial; "other" includes other objects which approach or cross the orbit of Saturn; "Centaur" class has mean distance within the orbit of Neptune; "scattered-disk objects" have mean distance outside the orbit of Neptune and high eccentricity or inclination; "trans-Neptunian objects" have mean distance outside the orbit of Neptune and low eccentricity and inclination. A total of 395 outer solar system objects (other than dwarf planets) have permanent designations, and another 2,065 have provisional designations.

named satellites of outer solar system objects
primarysatellite
(42355) TyphonEchidna
(50000) QuaoarWeywot
(58534) LogosZoe
(65489) CetoPhorcys
(66652) BorasisiPabu
(79360) Sila-NunamNunam
(88611) TeharonhiawakoSawiskera
(90482) OrcusVanth
(120347) SalaciaActaea
(174567) VardaIlmare
(341520) Mors-SomnusSomnus
(385446) ManweThorondor
Includes all named outer solar system satellites other than those of dwarf planets. Another 65 provisional or probable outer solar system satellites are reported.


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