The number of moons around Uranus is a matter of scientific debate within the astronomy community. Despite the Voyager probe visiting the planet three decades ago, data collected is still being discussed.
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A new study says the Earth may have had two moons in the past. According to the study, the two moons crashed into each other to form the Moon we have today. Scientists say this may explain why the two sides of our Moon are so different from each other.
This global view of Jupiter's moon, Io, was obtained during the tenth orbit of Jupiter by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Io, which is slightly larger than Earth's Moon, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system.
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Jupiter's moon Ganymede, the largest in the solar system, has layered ocean subsurface which may indicate it harbors life.