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Jupiter has a total of 63 moons. A list has been linked to.

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63 known moons orbit Jupiter.

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Scientists have found 67 moons in orbit around Jupiter as of 2015.

What orbit has a dozens moons?

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Gravity holds satellites in orbit.

Are there planets with galilean moons?

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