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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Jesse is a passionate scientist, educator, and science communicator. As an assistant professor at York University in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society, he teaches three classes: History of Astronomy, Introduction to Astronomy, and Exploring the Solar System. He frequently collaborates with the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and lends his expert voice to the Ingenium Channel. Jesse is an astrophysicist, and his research explores how super massive black holes evolve through time. Whether in the classroom, through social media, or on TV, he encourages conversations about how science and society intersect, and why science is relevant in our daily lives.