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Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- The solar system has a new winner in the moon department.Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn , giving the ringed...

"It was fun to find that Saturn is the true moon king," said astronomer Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science.

Astronomers have pretty much completed the inventory of moons as small as 3 miles (5 kilometers) around Saturn and 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) around Jupiter, according to Sheppard. Future larger telescopes will be needed to see anything smaller.

Seventeen of Saturn's new moons orbit the planet in the opposite, or retrograde, direction. The other three circle in the same direction that Saturn rotates. They're so far from Saturn that it takes two to three years to complete a single orbit.

The jury is still out on whether any planets beyond our solar system have even more moons. For now, Saturn has the most known moons.

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Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of JupiterCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The solar system has a new winner in the moon department.

Astronomers find 20 new moons around Saturn and you can help name themThe moons are all similar in size, spanning about three miles across. But 17 of the 20 have a retrograde orbit of Saturn , meaning they essentially orbit backwards from the planet and other moons. Saturinas? Haha joke Lang..

Discovery of 20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of JupiterCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The solar system has a new winner in the moon department.

Astronomers find 20 new moons around Saturn and you can help name themThe moons are all similar in size, spanning about three miles across. But 17 of the 20 have a retrograde orbit of Saturn , meaning they essentially orbit backwards from the planet and other moons. Saturinas? Haha joke Lang..

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