The astronomers were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system when they spotted the Jupiter moons.
The team said the likelihood is that the peculiar moon could be the last remnants of a once-larger group of prograde-orbiting moon that would have formed some of the retrograde moon groupings during previous head-on collisions.
The moon orbits in the prograde direction, but at a greater distance from Jupiter with an orbital period of about a year and a half.
The last moon is fittingly weird, considering how freaky Jupiter is.
Astronomers have found 12 previously unknown moons circling Jupiter, including one "oddball" whose days are numbered, due to its highly unusual orbit.
It takes around 18 months to orbit Jupiter, and its orbit passes that of the retrograde moons, which makes collisions pretty likely.
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Depending on what survives from any such collision, Jupiter may then have even more moons.
This orbital arrangement means Jupiter appears as the largest disc in the sky and will be visible from sundown to sunrise.
After the team of scientists initially saw the moons via a telescope at Chile's Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, at least four other telescopes were used to verify the moons. A progradesatellite may simply have been floating through the solar system before being captured by Jupiter. "It took a year to figure out what these objects were". These two newly discovered moons take a little less than a year to travel around Jupiter.
Scientists classified the findings as 11 "normal" outer moons, and another that they are calling an "oddball" for its odd orbit. The smallest moon is just over a half-mile across, while the largest is about three miles in diameter. And with Jupiter being the biggest planet in our solar system, astronomers need to be able to see as much of the space around it as possible. Sheppard's girlfriend came up with a name for it: Valetudo, the great-granddaughter of the Roman god Jupiter. But Valetudo, in addition to being the smallest discovered, orbits in prograde, or the same direction as the planet's spin. "They're going around the planet in the opposite direction that Jupiter rotates", Sheppard says. While the team did discover 12 new moons, two were announced a year ago. Maybe we need something similar for tiny moons.
Eleven are "normal" outer moons, but the 12th, thought to be less than 1km in diameter, has been termed an "oddball" due to its curious orbit.
"If we do find this planet in the next few years, it would be a pretty fantastic discovery for astronomy". The telescope recently was upgraded with the Dark Energy Camera, making it a powerful tool for surveying the night sky for faint objects.
In the final, the fifth-seeded Schwarber went first, blasting six of his 17 home runs in regulation beyond the 400-foot mark. Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals leads the field of eight and will act as host in Nationals Park in Washington DC.
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The record of opportunities for excellence available, yet never fully seized, loomed over Harper's Home Run Derby performance. Bregman followed up Schwarber's round by hitting 15 homers, falling just short as his final batted ball bounced off the wall.
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