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Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Image caption Roll over Jupiter, Saturn is the new moon king Saturn has overtaken Jupiter as the planet with the most moons, according to US researchers. A team discovered a haul of 20 new moons orbiting the ringed planet, bringing its total to 82; Jupiter, by contrast, has 79 natural …

Jupiter will be at its biggest and brightest in our sky this week, giving those on Earth our best chance of the year to see the gas giant and four of its moons. Jupiter — our solar system’s largest planet — will be at its closest point to Earth on Monday, June 10, according to …