Moons of Jupiter
1. On August 4, the much-anticipated "Wonders of the Solar System" documentary will premier on the Science Channel.
2. Jupiter, the hellish moon's surface look like a pizza.
4. Adrastea is also tiny at a wee 12 miles (20 kilometers) in diameter.
(If Ganymede orbited the sun instead of Jupiter, it would be a planet of its own!)
(How the irregular moon might be shaped...)
7. Galileo, about 4 billion years old.
(The material in Jupiter's Gossamer ring probably comes from Thebe and another moon, Amalthea.)
(Edward Emerson Barnard discovered Amalthea it in 1892)
10. S/2000 J11
(A cold, salty planet might not seem like a good place to live...)
Credits: NASA/Science Channel
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