20 More Moons Found Around Saturn

With the discovery of 20 more moons, Saturn now holds the record for the greatest number of moons anywhere in the Solar System, and you can help name them!

The discovery of 20 previously-unknown moons around Saturn brings the number of known moons orbiting that planet up to 82. This surpasses Jupiter, with 79 moons currently known to orbit that world. In an effort to name these worlds, the International Astronomical Union (IAU), which assigns official names to bodies in space, is asking the public to help them choose names for these newly-discovered worlds.



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