3 Awesome Facts about Ganymede: Jupiter’s Largest Moon

By on Nov 2, 2018 in Moons | 0 comments

Ganymede is one of the most fascinating moons out there in the solar system. Ganymede is Jupiters largest moon and in fact the solar system’s largest moon. It’s covered in craters caused by space debris hitting it constantly. Honestly, I don’t want to spoil all the fun facts so let’s jump into the 3 awesome facts! 1. Ganymede has a magnetic field that only a few planets have in the solar system Imagine you’re on Earth and you see a beautiful aurora light up the sky as the colors dance around. Now imagine you’re on a moon that is much smaller and more intimate. Suddenly you see an aurora that mesmerizes you as you look at it through your helmet. A magnetic field is incredibly important and much more than letting us experience auroras. They protect life from the solar winds and energetic particles that slam into the planets and moons. A magnetic field...