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A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one 'oddball': This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79 -- the most of any planet in our solar system

A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one 'oddball': This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79 -- the most of any planet in our solar system

Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found -- 11 'normal' outer moons, and one that they're calling an 'oddball.' Astronomers first spotted the moons in the spring of 2017 while they were looking for very distant solar system objects as part of the hunt for a possible massive planet far beyond Pluto.

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