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Amateur Astronomer Finds “Lost” Moons of Jupiter

11 Jan 2021, 14:00 UTC
Amateur Astronomer Finds “Lost” Moons of Jupiter NASA / JPL / Ian Regan

In a first, an amateur astronomer has found four of five "lost" Jovian moons using images from a publicly available archive. The feat allows a recalculation of their orbits, leaving only one of Jupiter's 79 known satellites still missing.

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