3.2.1 Solar System Standard Targets

The Solar System Targets form is used to specify moving targets in some HST observations. This article provides a list of standard solar system targets for the Astronomer’s Proposal Tool (APT).

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List of Standard Solar System Targets for the Astronomer’s Proposal Tool (APT).

Table 3.15: Solar System Standard Targets

Level 1Level 2
Sun





Mercury





Venus





EarthMoonHubble



MarsPhobosDeimos



JupiterIoEuropaGanymedeCallistoAmaltheaHimalia
ElaraPasiphaeSinopeLysitheaCarmeAnanke
LedaThebeAdrasteaMetisCallirrhoeThemisto
TaygeteChaldeneHarpalykeKalykeIocasteErinome
IsonoePraxidikeAutonoeThyoneHermippeAitne
EurydomeEuantheEuporieOrthosieSpondeKale
MegaclitePasitheeHegemoneMnemeAoedeThelxinoe
ArcheKallichoreHelikeCarpoEukeladeCyllene

Kore

HerseDiaValetudoPandiaErsa
Saturn

Mimas

EnceladusTethysDioneRheaTitan

Hyperion

IapetusPhoebeJanusEpimetheusHelene
TelestoCalypsoAtlasPrometheusPandoraPan
PaaliaqTarvosIjiraqSuttungrKiviuqMundilfari
AlbiorixSkathiErriapusSiarnaqThrymrYmir
 NarviMethonePallenePolydeucesDaphnisAegir
 BebhionnBergelmirBestlaFarbautiFenrirFornjot
HatiHyrrokkinKariLogeSkollSurtur
AntheJarnsaxaGreipTarqeqAegaeon
Uranus

Ariel

UmbrielTitaniaOberonMirandaCordelia

Ophelia

BiancaCressidaDesdemonaJulietPortia
RosalindBelindaPuckCalibanSycoraxProspero
SetebosStephanoTrinculoFranciscoMargaretFerdinand
PerditaMabCupid


Neptune

Triton

NereidNaiadThalassaDespinaGalatea
LarissaProteusHalimedePsamatheSaoLaomedeia

 Neso

Hippocamp



Pluto

Charon

NixHydraKerberosStyx
Ceres





Haumea

Hiiaka

Namaka





ErisDysnomia




Makemake





If you are uncertain whether or not your target can be referenced by name, contact your Program Coordinator for guidance.




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