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Can you name the major moons of Saturn?

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Sixth-largest moon of Saturn/Discovered by William Herschel/Cassini spacecraft had close flyby, discovered cryovolcanism on it/Brightest moon of Saturn because of ice-surface
Only natural satellite known to have a dense atmosphere/Discovered in 1655 by the Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens
Shape consistent with hydrostatic equilibrium/could be capable of sustaining an internal liquid-water ocean through heating by radioactive decay/Discovered in 1672 by Cassini
Best known for its dramatic 'two-tone' coloration/Discovered by Cassini in 1671
Discovered by Cassini/Second brightest of the moons of Saturn/Has the crater Odysseus/largest graben Ithaca Chasma
Discovered by William Herschel/smallest astronomical body that is rounded in shape(because of self gravitation)
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Discovered by Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini in 1684/Made mostly water, ice and a silicate rock

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