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Callisto

  • Bernard Henin
Chapter
Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)

Abstract

Callisto is the third biggest moon in the Solar System behind Ganymede and Saturn’s moon Titan. As big as the planet Mercury, it nevertheless only has a third of the small planet’s mass, as it is mainly made of ices and rocks as opposed to rocks and metals.

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Henin
    • 1
  1. 1.NottinghamUK

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