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Jupiter has a dozen new moons, including one 'oddball' - CNET

6 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The biggest planet around also has the biggest entourage of satellites, and its posse just grew again.
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Astronomers just discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Our solar system is already teaming with nearly 200 moons, and we just got 12 more to add to the list. A team led by astronomer Scott Sheppard out of the Carnegie Institution for Science said discovered the moons in 2017 using one of the most powerful digital cameras in the world, the Dark Energy Camera. And after follow-up observations, they've confirmed that Jupiter has even more moons than we thought. And these new moons point to a violent and destructive past. Following is a transcript of the video.
There are nearly 200 moons in our solar system. And more than a third of those belong...
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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

6 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

It's getting more crowded around Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet.
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One 'Oddball' Among 12 Newfound Moons Discovered Orbiting Jupiter

6 monthes ago   |   By Space

Scientists have discovered 12 previously unknown moons orbiting Jupiter, and one of them is a real oddball.
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Astronomers Discovered 12 New Moons Around Jupiter. Here's How

6 monthes ago   |   By Wired

Eleven of them behave a lot like Jupiter's other moons, but the twelfth one is weird .
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Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo

6 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet's total known satellite count to 79. That's the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System. And these newly discovered space rocks are giving astronomers insight as to why the Jupiter system looks like it does today.
Astronomers at Carnegie Institution for Science first found these moons in March 2017, along with two others that were already confirmed in June of last year. The team initially found all 12 moons using the Blanco 4-meter telescope in Chile, though finding these objects wasn't their...
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Jupiter's Moon Total Hits 79

6 monthes ago   |   By Scientific American

The International Astronomical Union reports that there are now 79 known Jovian moons, with a dozen found last year.
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Researchers discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter

Researchers discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter

6 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Today, researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science announced that they have discovered twelve more moons of our solar system's resident monster planet, Jupiter. This brings the official total of identified Jovian moons to 79. That's the hig...
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