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Timeline of natural satellites

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Timeline of natural satellites in the Solar system by decade of discovery

Table of contents
1 Prehistoric
2 17th century
3 18th century
4 19th century
5 20th century
6 21st century
7 Sources
8 See also

Prehistoric

17th century

1610s

1650s

1670s

1680s

18th century

1780s

19th century

1840s

1850s

1870s

1890s

20th century

1900s

1910s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

21st century

2000s


*Note: Marked moons had complicated discoveries. Several moons took several years to be confirmed, and in several cases were actually lost and rediscovered. Others were found in Voyager photographs years after they were taken.

Sources

See also