Mythological Moon Names

Can you name the moons by the mythological clues?

CluesNames of MoonsMoon of:
A son of Ares and Aphrodite, he is the personification of terrorMars
The wolf that chases the chariot of the sun in Norse mythologySaturn
Polyphemus killed her boyfriend out of jealousyNeptune
Zeus kidnapped this Trojan prince and made him a cup-bearer to the gods Jupiter
The ancestor of the Jötuns (giants) in Norse mythologySaturn
The ferryman of the underworld- that is, if you have the money to pay for your passagePluto
The granddaughter of Cronus whose face launched a thousand shipsSaturn
This mischievous fairy from Celtic mythology gives Bottom the head of a donkeyUranus
An eagle tore apart his liver everyday and it grew back every night to be devoured again the next daySaturn
The son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, he is the messenger and trumpeter of the seaNeptune
The unfortunate mother and wife of OedipusJupiter
This son of Hermes was always in love with one nymph or another, but they all rejected him because of his uglinessSaturn
The personification of horror, from whose name is derived the English word for 'morbid fear'Mars
The human daughter of Demeter and Poseidon in horse formNeptune
The goddess of spring and Queen of the UnderworldJupiter
The Titan who was tricked by Heracles into getting the Apples of Hesperides for himSaturn
CluesNames of MoonsMoon of:
The Roman god whose arrows always pierce the heartUranus
The nine-headed beast who some think was the guardian of the entrance to the UnderworldPluto
I'm pretty sure that the gods were mistaken when they thought that she was a good punishment for menSaturn
The girl who Zeus, in the form of a bull, bore across the ocean to CreteJupiter
You may get an answer out of this 'Old Man of the Sea' if you can hold on to him Neptune
She kept Odysseus prisoner on Ogygia for ten yearsSaturn
Poseidon caused her to fall madly in love with a bull who fathered her son the MinotaurJupiter
The Norse god of the sea, known for his great partiesSaturn
Zeus turned her into a heifer to try to hide her from Hera... it didn't workJupiter
The Goddess of Night who, some say, is the mother of the FatesPluto
A nymph whose essence is bound to a source of fresh waterNeptune
The wolf that chases the chariot of the moon across the night sky in Norse mythologySaturn
Hera turned her into a bear when she saw that Zeus had loved herJupiter
He was the god of gates, doorways, beginnings and endings, and the first month of the year is named after himSaturn
Zeus visited her in the guise of a swanJupiter
The perfect example of 'think before you act,' his name means 'afterthought' or 'hindsight'Saturn
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  • The words/phrases in the parentheses in the answers indicate the meaning or common name of the mythological figure/creature, or in some cases, the correct spelling if the name of the moon was altered.
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020
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