Saturday, December 15, 2012


Jupiter has 67 confirmed moons, the most massive of them, the four Galilean moons, were discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei and were the first objects found to orbit a body that was neither Earth nor the Sun.

1 comment:

  1. Just found another interesting thing about Jupiter. The Great Red Spot is shrinking. It has been in exitence at least for 300 years. In the time from 1996 to 2006, it shrank approximately 15%. Here's a link: