Enceladus is the sixth largest moon of Saturn with a diameter of 500 km.[1] It consists mostly of water ice, thus it reflects almost 100% of the sunlight.[2] It was discovered by William Herschel on August 28, 1789.[1]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Cox, Brian; Cohen, Andrew (2010). Wonders of the Solar System. HarperCollins. p. 96-102. ISBN 9780007386901.
  2. "NASA: Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Enceladus". NASA.
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