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11 of Our Solar System's Most Magnificent Moons

11 of Our Solar System's Most Magnificent Moons

And while Earth's moon is undeniably a wonderful thing, other moons in our solar system are downright wacky in comparison. TritonNASA / Jet Propulsion Lab / US Geological Survey, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainOf Neptune’s 13 moons, Triton is the largest—and it’s a real oddity. The spacecraft captured images that revealed plumes of icy material spewing from the moon’s surface. GanymedeNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainJupiter’s Ganymede is the solar system’s biggest moon—it’s more massive than Mercury or Pluto. PhobosNASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona, Wikimedia Commons // Public DomainSpare a thought for Phobos, the larger of the two Martian moons.

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