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There are at least 63 known moons orbiting Jupiter as of 2015. Europa, Ganymede, Io and Callisto are the largest four of these moons and are known as the Galilean moons. Ganymede is also the largest moon in the solar sys... More »

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According to NASA, Jupiter has 50 officially recognized moons and 17 provisional moons, all of which are held in orbit around the gas giant by its immense gravity. The four largest of these moons are known as Galilean sa... More »

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The words "when the moon is in the seventh house, and Jupiter aligns with Mars" are lyrics from the song "Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In," popularized by the group The 5th Dimension. The song is a medley of songs origina... More »

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According to NASA, Jupiter has 50 officially recognized moons and 17 provisional moons, all of which are held in orbit around the gas giant by its immense gravity. The four largest of these moons are known as Galilean sa... More »

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It would be impossible for humans or any other life to live on Jupiter, as the planet is made up primarily of gases almost the all the way to its core. NASA speculates that it might be possible for a very secure spacecra... More »

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