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Moons of Neptune: Giant Blue Planet's 14 Satellites Unmasked (Infographic)

Infographic: Facts about Neptune's fourteen moons.
Fourteen moons orbit Neptune, including enigmatic Triton, which moves backward in its orbit. (Image credit: by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist)

Of the 14 satellites of Neptune, the largest is Triton, which is in a retrograde (backward) orbit around the planet. Triton is the largest moon in the solar system to do this.

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Karl's association with Space.com goes back to 2000, when he was hired to produce interactive Flash graphics. From 2010 to 2016, Karl worked as an infographics specialist across all editorial properties of Purch (formerly known as TechMediaNetwork).  Before joining Space.com, Karl spent 11 years at the New York headquarters of The Associated Press, creating news graphics for use around the world in newspapers and on the web.  He has a degree in graphic design from Louisiana State University and now works as a freelance graphic designer in New York City.