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Scientists discover twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter, one of them is an oddity

Some of the newfound moons orbit Jupiter in the same direction as the planet’s rotation, while others orbit in the opposite direction. But one of the moons is odd because its orbit has an unusual tilt and it circles Jupiter at a distance that puts it at risk of a head-on collision with other Jovian moons.

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