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How many moons does Jupiter have?

Jupiter1. INTRODUCTION

#Question: How many moons does Jupiter have?

Below you will find an alphabetical list of all Jupiter’s moons according to the Official NASA website and Wikipedia (updated to 2018).

I hope this will help you answer your questions, fuel your curiosity, or complete your homework/research.

 

2. JUPITER’S MOONS (79)

  1. Adrastea
  2. Aitne
  3. Amalthea
  4. Ananke
  5. Aoede
  6. Arche
  7. Autonoe
  8. Callirrhoe
  9. Callisto
  10. Carme
  11. Carpo
  12. Chaldene
  13. Cyllene
  14. Dia
  15. Elara
  16. Erinome
  17. Euanthe
  18. Eukelade
  19. Euporie
  20. Europa
  21. Eurydome
  22. Ganymede
  23. Harpalyke
  24. Hegemone
  25. Helike
  26. Hermippe
  27. Herse
  28. Himalia
  29. Io
  30. Iocaste
  31. Isonoe
  32. Kale
  33. Kallichore
  34. Kalyke
  35. Kore
  36. Leda
  37. Lysithea
  38. Megaclite
  39. Metis
  40. Mneme
  41. Orthosie
  42. Pasiphaë
  43. Pasithee
  44. Praxidike
  45. Sinope
  46. Sponde
  47. Taygete
  48. Thebe
  49. Thelxinoe
  50. Themisto
  51. Thyone
  52. No reference
  53. No reference
  54. Not named yet
  55. Not named yet
  56. Not named yet
  57. Not named yet
  58. Not named yet
  59. Not named yet
  60. Not named yet
  61. Not named yet
  62. Not named yet
  63. Not named yet
  64. Not named yet
  65. Not named yet
  66. Not named yet
  67. Not named yet
  68. Not named yet
  69. Not named yet
  70. Not named yet
  71. Not named yet
  72. Not named yet
  73. Not named yet
Jupiter's moons

The four biggest Jupiter’s moons (The “Galilean moons“, named after their discoverer: Galileo Galilei). From left to right: Io, Europe, Ganymede and Calisto.

 

3. MORE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES

  • NASA (2018). Nasa Science > Solar System Exploration > Moons > Jupiter. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Wikipedia (2018). List of Jupiter’s moons. Avaliable [HERE].
  • NASA (2000). Image of Jupiter taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on December 7. Retrieved from Wikimedia Commons. Avaliable [HERE].
  • NASA (1998). Image of the main four Jupiter’s moons. Avaliable [HERE].
 

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