• Amateur Astronomer Discovers New Moon of Jupiter in Photo from 2003

    2 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Amateur astronomer Kai Ly has discovered a new moon of Jupiter while examining photos taken in 2003 with the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. It is the first time a new moon in the Solar System has been discovered by an amateur.
    As reported by Sky and Telescope , Ly was looking through the photos as a continuation of their feat last year where they found four of five “lost” Jovian moons. Using images from the same publicly available archive, Ly continued scouring the images which previously had led to the discovery of 23 new satellites of Jupiter from 2003 to 2004.
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