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Mimas
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Planet of Origin

Saturn

Discoverer

William Herschel

Date of Discovery

September 17, 1789

Surface Color

Grey

Alternate Names

Saturn I

Mimas, also known as Saturn VI, is a natural satellite of the outer planet, Saturn. The moon was discovered on September 17, 1789 by the British astronomer William Herschel.

Surface Features[]

The surface of Mimas was examined several times by orbiters. The moon has an extremely rocky surface, showered with craters. It has a giant crater known as Herschel, which gives it the appearance of the Death Star from Star Wars.

Pictures[]

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