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Tidal heating explains why Jupiter’s moons are far hotter than researchers expect, study claims
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Tidal heating explains why Jupiter’s moons are far hotter than researchers expect, study claims

Jupiter has nearly 80 moons, including Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto, which are the four largest.

Massive shifts on Jupiter's moon Europa among recent events to fracture its icy shell, study claims
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Massive shifts on Jupiter's moon Europa among recent events to fracture its icy shell, study claims

If proven true, researchers predict that any asymmetry in craters and thickness of the ice shell measured by satellites could be partially inaccurate.

Jupiter has twelve new moons and scientists want your help in naming five of them
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Jupiter has twelve new moons and scientists want your help in naming five of them

The new moons bring Jupiter's total count to 79, making it the most moon-rich planet in our system.

Scientists hunt for microbes under Antarctica to understand habitats on Mars, moons
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Scientists hunt for microbes under Antarctica to understand habitats on Mars, moons

They announced their discovery of microbes in the subglacial lake in 2013, receiving worldwide attention.

Astronomers discover 12 new moons at Jupiter bringing the total count to 79
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Astronomers discover 12 new moons at Jupiter bringing the total count to 79

The latest discovery of 12 small moons brings the total to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system.

10 new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one that is crashing into other moons
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10 new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one that is crashing into other moons

Jupiter’s 79 moons are the most of any planet in the solar system, followed by the 62 of Saturn.

Nasa's Juno mission: Here is the first look of Jupiter and its moons
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Nasa's Juno mission: Here is the first look of Jupiter and its moons

Nasa's Juno spacecraft has sent the first-ever image of the gas giant Jupiter and three of its four moons to the Earth as it continues orbiting the planet.