Scientists have just found 20 — we'll say that again — 20 new moons orbiting Saturn. We've been observing the ringed planet since ancient times, yet all the while it was being orbited by tiny moons that were so small, they escaped previous notice by telescopes and past space missions. This new set of discoveries makes Saturn the planet with the most moons in the solar system, at 82.
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Written by Elizabeth Howell October 7, 2019
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