Christiaan Huygens

By Jenna Preston

Date/s Of Discovery/ies

Christiaan discovered Titan in 1655 but didn't get its name until 1847. In 1659, he looked through the most powerful telescope (that he built) to get a better look at Saturn's rings. Also he drew the first map of Mars.

Technologies Used Of The Time

Christiaan made his own telescope and was one of the most powerful telescopes in the world. He used his telescope to study the planets in the solar system. With his telescope he had a really good look at Saturn's rings.


Christiaan was a very smart man and did very good research and helped lots of people with Saturn's Rings and Titan

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