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The Smaller Satellites

Proteus

Larissa

Despina

Galatea

Thalassa

Naiad

New Neptunian Moons

Neptune's Rings

In addition to the previously known moons, Triton and Nereid, Voyager 2 found 6 satellites in 1989. In 2003, astronomers announced that 5 new moons had been discovered, bringing the total to 13.


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