The Moons of Jupiter

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Christopher K.
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The Moons of Jupiter

Post by Christopher K. » July 18th, 2018, 5:49 pm

As of this week, seventy-nine known moons orbit Jupiter. Most of the latest discoveries were found last year, and seven of them have retrograde orbits. Also recently "refound" was S/2003 J9, discovered in 2003 but subsequently lost.

More information:
https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astrono ... now-known/

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