Move over Jupiter – Saturn has more moons

Astronomers have found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn (via Carnegie Institute for Science) Astronomers have spotted another 20 moons orbiting Saturn, bringing its total to a whopping 82. That’s three more satellites than Jupiter, the largest planet in the Solar System. Each of the new discoveries, […] The post Saturn Crowned ‘King of the Moons’ Following Massive Discovery appeared first on Geek.com.

Move over Jupiter – Saturn has more moons

And a twitter campaign is calling for help to name them. Richard A Lovett reports.

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Cosmos Magazine

We've discovered 20 more moons of Saturn - and you can help name them

We have discovered 20 new moons orbiting Saturn, all of them less than 5 kilometres across. This means Saturn has 82 moons, the most of any known planet

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Newscientist

With 20 new moons, Saturn now has the most of any solar system planet

The discovery brings Saturn’s moon tally to 82. The previous record-holder, Jupiter, has 79.

Tue 8 Oct 19 from ScienceNews

Astronomers have just discovered 20 new moons orbiting Saturn

Tue 8 Oct 19 from MIT Technology Review

Saturn becomes 'true moon king' as scientists count 82 orbiting the planet

The discovery of 20 previously unseen moons orbiting Saturn take its tally to 82, more than any other planet — even Jupiter, which has only 79. ...

Tue 8 Oct 19 from ABC Science

Discovery of 20 New Moons Makes Saturn the ‘True Moon King’ of the Solar System

The ringed planet now has a total of 82

Mon 7 Oct 19 from TIME

Saturn surpasses Kupiter after the discovery of 20 new moons—and you can help name them

Move over Jupiter; Saturn is the new moon king.

Mon 7 Oct 19 from Phys.org

Saturn is the solar system's 'moon king,' with 20 more spotted

Saturn is now being recognized as the "moon king" of our solar system, with astronomers spotting 20 more of them orbiting the giant ringed planet, bringing its total count to 82 - three more ...

Wed 9 Oct 19 from Reuters

Saturn Crowned ‘King of the Moons’ Following Massive Discovery

Astronomers have found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn (via Carnegie Institute for Science) Astronomers have spotted another 20 moons orbiting Saturn, bringing ...

Tue 8 Oct 19 from Geek.com

Astronomers discover 20 new moons orbiting Saturn and you can help name them

This week, Jupiter handed over the title of Moon King to Saturn after astronomers found 20 new moons orbiting the latter.

Tue 8 Oct 19 from Techspot

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