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Does the moon around the planet Neptune have an atmosphere?

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That depends on which moon you are talking about. Saturn has as many as 62 moons and counting [the rings included]. Each moon has a spectrum of qualities for its atmosphere. read more

Both Triton (Neptune) and Io (Jupiter) have more substantial atmospheres, even though both atmospheres are about 100,000 times thinner than Earth’s (which is equal to being more than 100 kilometers above sea level). Both of these moons have atmospheres thick enough to experience weather, seasons, and even clouds. read more

A) It orbits Neptune in the opposite direction of Neptune's rotation. B) It is too large to have been formed in the jovian nebula that formed Neptune. C) It has an atmosphere and a measurable greenhouse effect. D) It undergoes seasonal changes. read more

Like Earth, Neptune has a rocky core, but it has a much thicker atmosphere that prohibits the existence of life as we know it. Astronomers are still trying to figure out at what point a planet is so large that it may pick up a lot of gas in the area, making it difficult or impossible for life to exist. read more

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