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Jupiter's Latest Moon Discovery

Clip: Season 45 | 1m 20s

In 2017, scientists were using a telescope in Chile to hunt for Planet X, thought to be far beyond Pluto. But Jupiter came into view along with 12 never-before-seen moons, bringing the gassy giant’s current total moon count to an astonishing 79.

Aired: 04/02/19

Rating: NR

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