• Question: Which planet has the most moons?

    Asked by luke to Colm, Eoin, Joseph, Lauren, Stephen on 12 Nov 2013. This question was also asked by kelseykenny.
    • Photo: Lauren Mc Keown

      Lauren Mc Keown answered on 12 Nov 2013:

      Jupiter does, with 67 confirmed moons – That’s a lot! The 4 most massive of these are known as the Galilean moons, which were discovered by Galileo as the first objects found to orbit something out there in space that wasn’t the Earth or the Sun.

    • Photo: colm bracken

      colm bracken answered on 14 Nov 2013:

      Yes, as Laura said Jupiter with 67 moons. But Saturn comes in as a close second place with 62 moons.

    • Photo: Joseph Roche

      Joseph Roche answered on 15 Nov 2013:

      There also billions of exoplanets (planets outside our solar system) that we have yet to discover. I bet some of them have more moons than we can imagine.