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A Spacecraft Tour of the Solar System

Pronunciation Guide for Selected Names


Name
 
Pronunciation
 
Location
 

Ariel
 
AIR-ee-al
 
Uranus satellite
 
Callisto
 
kah-LISS-toe
 
Jupiter satellite
 
Cassini
 
kah-SEE-nee
 
Saturn ring division
 
Charon
 
SHAR-on
 
Pluto satellite
 
Chryse
 
KRIS-see
 
Mars plains
 
Enceladus
 
en-SELL-ah-dus
 
Saturn satellite
 
Encke
 
EN-kee
 
Saturn ring division
 
Europa
 
yur-ROH-pah
 
Jupiter satellite
 
Galilean
 
GAL-ee-lay-un
 
Four Jupiter satellites
 
Ganymed
 
GAN-ee-meed
 
Jupiter satellite
 
Halley
 
HAL-lee
 
Periodic comet
 
Io
 
EYE-oh
 
Jupiter satellite
 
Mimas
 
MY-mass
 
Saturn satellite
 
Miranda
 
mih-RAN-dah
 
Uranus satellite
 
Olympus
 
oh-LIM-pus
 
Mars volcano
 
Phobos
 
FOH-bohs
 
Mars satellite
 
Tharsis
 
THAR-siss
 
Mars volcanos
 
Titan
 
TY-tun
 
Saturn satellite
 
Triton
 
TRY-tun
 
Neptune satellite
 
Utopia
 
you-TOE-pee-ah
 
Mars plains
 
Valhalla
 
val-HAL-la
 
Callisto basin
 
Valles Marineris
 
VAL-less mar-uh-NAIR-iss
 
Mars canyons
 

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