Jupiter has #jupiterMoonCount# named moons. #jupiterProvMoonCountCap# more have been discovered but not given official status or names. Combined, scientists now think ...
With a total of 67 known moons — including four large moons known as the Galilean satellites — Jupiter almost qualifies as a solar system unto itself.
Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and is known for its many moons, its dangerous radiation belt and its iconic Great Red Spot.
The Moons of Jupiter Jupiter has at leaset 62 moons. Most of these moons are very small, and were probably once asteroids that got too close to Jupiter.
He had discovered Jupiter's four largest moons, now called Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. Collectively, these four moons are known today as the Galilean satellites.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. It is a giant planet with a mass one-thousandth that of the Sun, but two and ...
Facts about the inner moons of Jupiter. Metis. Discovered by Stephen Synnott through images taken by the Voyager 1 in 1979, Metis is the closest moon to Jupiter.
Jupiter has 53 named moons. Fourteen more have been discovered but not given official status or names. Combined, scientists now think Jupiter has 67 moons.
There are 67 known moons of Jupiter. This gives Jupiter the largest number of moons with reasonably stable orbits of any planet in the Solar System. The most massive ...
Summary: Jupiter has more than 60 known moons, but understanding the geology of its four largest will hopefully lead to some groundbreaking discoveries.