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Ganymede (5,262 km), a moon of Jupiter and the largest moon in the Solar System (larger even than Mercury)

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Ganymede... Jupiter's largest moon, and for that matter, it is the largest moon in the Solar System. It is slightly larger than the planet, Mercury. Ganymede orbits Jupiter about once every week.

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Ganymede A satellite of Jupiter and the largest moon in the Solar System. It is the seventh moon and third Galilean satellite outward from Jupiter. Completing an orbit in roughly seven days, Ganymede participates in a 1:2:4 orbital resonance with the moons Europa and Io, respectively.

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter in the next few day after nearly five years in space. While it’s purpose is primarily to study Jupiter’s origins, interior structure, deep atmosphere and magnetosphere, it’s worth remembering Jupiter is also host to the largest and some of the most interesting moons in the solar system. Lets …

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Jupiter has 64 moons, and from top to bottom, the moons shown are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.

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NASA discovers an underground ocean on Jupiter’s largest moon

This cross-sectional illustration shows the interior of Jupiter's largest moon Ganymede, based on theoretical models, in-situ observations by NASA's Galileo orbiter, and Hubble Space Telescope observations of the moon’s magnetosphere. Image released March

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Ganymede - Jupiter's largest moon and the largest moon in our solar system - twice the mass of our moon 5268 km diam. Named after the mythological character Ganymede, Ganymed or Ganymedes

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