Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan

Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan
Age 4.5 billion years, about the same age as Saturn
Location Solar system, in orbit around Saturn
Avg. distance from Saturn 1,221,830 km (759,000 mi)
Diameter 5,150 km (3,200 mi)
Mass 1.3452 x 1023 kg
Orbital period around Saturn 15.9 days. The same side of Titan always faces Saturn. It takes the same amount of time to make one revolution on its axis as it does to complete an orbit around Saturn.
Distinguishing features Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and the only known moon in the solar system with a dense atmosphere. Its atmosphere, primarily nitrogen, is more dense than Earth's atmosphere. The moon is composed of ice and rock. Explorations of Titan's surface by the Cassini-Huygens mission have revealed a lake of liquid methane.
Titan
Saturn's moon, Titan

Fast Facts: Saturn's moon, Titan