It’s your chance to name a moon of Saturn

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Normally, when a comet, asteroid, or moon is discovered in our Solar System, the discoverer gets to name the object. This time around, scientists are changing things up! In early October, scientists announced the discovery of 20 new moons in orbit around the planet Saturn. The team who found these new Saturnian satellites have created a Twitter contest, whereby anyone from around the world can suggest names for them. Want to try and name a moon of Saturn? Then check out this article.

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It’s your chance to name a moon of Saturn
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As a passionate science communicator, Jesse Rogerson loves promoting science literacy to the public. He frequently represents the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on television and radio, social media, and at conferences. A trained and practicing astrophysicist, Jesse holds a PhD in observational astrophysics from York University, and publishes his research in peer-reviewed journals. Jesse enjoys riding his motorcycle, board games, and ultimate frisbee.