The Jupiter Satellite and Moon Page
(The Satellite and Moon Page: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto)
Last Updated: October 2017
.Jupiter has been referred to as a mini Solar System because of the thousands of small bodies it directly controls through its gravity. Choose a link below to find out more about these minor bodies near and around Jupiter.
The other giant planets Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune also have regular and irregular satellites. Neptune also has Trojan asteroids. Click on the planet link under its current satellite count to learn more about each of the satellite systems.Satellite Count
..... Download the Jupiter satellite paper (PDF) published in Nature