INDEX• What’s a satellite• Types of satellites• The satellites of different planets of our solar system.• Our satellite• The most important satellites of each planet.
WHAT’S A SATELLITE?A natural satellite is any natural object thatorbits a planet. We can named moon to asatellite, because our satellite is the Moon.
TYPES OF SATELLITESThere are four types of satellites.These types are:• Shepherd satellites• Trojan satellites• Coorbital satellites• Asteroidal satellites
THE SATELLITES OF DIFFERENT PLANETS OF OUR SOLAR SYSTEMAll the planets except Mercury and Venus has one satelliteminimum.• Mercury- 0 In the solar system are 155 satellites• Venus- 0 distributed in almost all the planets.• The Earth- 1• Mars- 2• Jupiter- 63• Saturn- 62• Uranus- 27• Neptune- 13• Pluto- 3
OUR SATELLITEWe have one satellite, the Moon.All times we can see the same side of the Moon,but depending of how comes the sunlight we cansee more or less.The origin of the Moon:Daughter theorySister theoryCaptured theoryBig crush theory
THE MOST IMPORTANT SATELLITES OF EACH PLANETAll the planets have more important satellitesthan the others:Mars: Deimos and Fobos. Pluto: CarontJupiter: Europe and Ganimedes.Saturn: Titanus.Uranus: Cordelai and Titania.Neptune:Nereid and Naiad.
Links and webs:http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llunahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti-bOdWamDkhttp://www.xtec.es/~rmolins1/solar/cat/sistema.htmhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/moon/Phases.shtml