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12 New Moons Discovered For Jupiter
« on: February 12, 2023, 07:00:22 PM »
Sources: https://www. cnn. com/2023/02/06/world/jupiter-new-moons-scn/index. html
https://skyandtelescope. org/astronomy-news/astronomers-find-a-dozen-more-moons-for-jupiter/

12 new moons have been confirmed for Jupiter.  9 of these 12 are the outermost Jovian moons.  The other 3 are prograde moons that lie between the Galilean moons and the "far-out retrograde moons".
This brings Jupiter to 92 recorded moons, compared to Saturn's 83. 

Your move, Saturn.
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