The General Knowledge question is which planet in solar system with most natural satellite (moons) ? Is it Saturn or Jupiter? This is time to update the information provided in Geography books. This blog is to give you updated information. Let’s have a look on new scientific revelation.
Jupiter has most moon in Solar System
Jupiter has 92 natural satellite (moons) which is the maximum in our solar system for any planet. Second to Jupiter, planet Saturn is with 83 moons.
Saturn hold the title of the planet in solar system with most moons before the discovery of Extra 12 moons of Jupiter which was discovered using telescopes in Hawaii and Chile in 2021 and 2022. Uranus has 27 confirmed moons, Neptune 14, Mars two and Earth one. Venus and Mercury come up empty.
About the solar system :
The solar system consists of the Sun and all the objects that orbit around it, including planets, dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and other celestial bodies. The eight planets in order from the Sun (ascending according to distance from the Sun ) are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The inner planets are smaller and rocky, while the outer planets are large and gaseous. The solar system is located in a spiral arm of the Milky Way galaxy and is approximately 4.6 billion years old. Name as per size in ascending order Mercury, Mars, Venus, Earth, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter.
Note: Pluto is a dwarf planet in solar system and hence not added in the Solar system planet names.
About the Jupiter
Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system and is located about 5 astronomical units (AU) from the sun. It is a gas giant with a thick atmosphere composed mainly of hydrogen and helium. Jupiter has a strong magnetic field and is surrounded by many moons, the largest of which are Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot is a massive storm that has been raging for hundreds of years. The planet also has a ring system, although it is much less prominent than Saturn’s rings.
Questions for Competitive Exams ?
Which Planet in Solar System have most moon ?
Ans : Jupiter
Jupiter is having how many moons ?
Ans : 92 natural satellite (moons)
Which is the largest planet in solar system ?
Ans : Jupiter