According to a new study, Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is a hundred times faster than it was previously established.
The giant moon is not alone in this behavior; other moons among the 150 known satellites in our solar system also slowly distance themselves from the planets around which they revolve, including our own moon. According to NASA, it is about 3 cm away from the Earth per year.
New evidence shows that Saturn’s satellite Titan leaves its owner at a speed of about 12 cm per year. It is 4 times faster than expected! At the gas giant, 82 satellites have been found to date.
The study is published in the journal Nature Astronomy.