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14 Neptune's Moons view in a fun online
educational game for astronomy.

The "Neptune Moons Puzzle" is a free online knowledge level game, about the natural satellites and space bodies going around the gas gian Neptune. Drag and drop the moon pictures in correct order. A small puzzle game for desktop computers, laptops and tablets, which may be played in the web browser.
The Astronomy Knowledge Board include 10 movable pictures of Neptune satellites, 3 taken by space probes and Earth telescopes, and 7 artistic drawings of the bigger moons, to play with.
The game is part of the Interactive Astronomy Observatory educational tools.

This fun educational class may answer some of the following questions:
  • How many moons does Neptune has?
  • Which is the biggest satellite orbiting Neptune?
  • For how many years does the far most moon Neso go around Neptune one time?
  • Which is the one major moon of Neptune?
  • When are the moons of Neptune discovered ?
  • Is Naiad the closest object to Neptune?
  • Where is Triton situated by moon number?
  • How many planet class satellites are there around Neptune?
  • Which is the biggest moon in the Neptune ring?
  • What is there in the ring of Neptune?
Neptune Moons Puzzle Picture

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How to play Neptune Moons Puzzle.

There are the 14 natural satellites of Neptune going in order from left to right. The biggest moons are removed from their places and put on top of the screen, leaving just an outline where they should be. Drag and drop the moon pictures in place. In this version the moons will return in hand if dropped incorrectly.

Knowledge Achievements:
Know the one major Neptune satellite.
Difficulty: Easy.
Winning the game rewards +1 Knowledge Level on Planeta 42.
Download version(bottom of the page) include an executable file for Windows OS with local levels only.
Here is a gameplay movie on YouTube.

Neptune Moons Puzzle Screenshot

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Application Content:

This puzzle game, is a fun representation of the moons of Neptune, and how the go by number. Neptune has 14 confirmed moons, most of them some small asteroid like objects. The only major planet Triton, present approximate 85% of the mass of all moons of Neptune taken togather.

1. The first and closest object to Neptune is Naiad. It is approximate 66 kilometers big, and goes around Neptune for approximate 7 hours. Naiad is dicovered in 1989 by the Voyager Science Team...

... the rest of the moons to explore are 2. Thalassa 3. Despina 4. Galatea 5. Larissa 6. S/2004 N 1 7. Proteus 8. Triton 9. Nereid 10. Halimede 11. Sao 12. Laomedeia 13. Psamathe 14. Neso.

Art drawings of some of Neptune moons:

Naiad jpg
Thalassa jpg
Despina jpg
Nereid jpg
Galatea jpg
Larissa jpg
Proteus jpg
Halimede jpg

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