Amateur astronaut discovers possible Jupiter moon

He observed that the 28-mile wide asteroid which is trapped and revolves around Jupiter's orbit is yet another moon of the planet.

A sharp-eyed amateur astronomer found what could be a moon at Jupiter, representing an interesting evolution in astronomy.

 

Kay Li, the astronomer who took sky gazing as a hobby, is proud of himself as being an amateur astronomer and discovering the planetary moon.

 

He started to pursue astronomy as a summer hobby after schools were closed due to the pandemic. All his studies and researches have been submitted but hasn’t been published in any academic journal. EJc0061, was seen by NASA in 2003 but at that time it was considered as only clusters of rocks.

 

However, Li actually did a thorough research and observed that it is a 28-mile wide asteroid which is trapped and revolves around Jupiter's orbit. There were also 23 rock fragments which had been broken off from it. Ki also discovered four lost moons of Jupiter last year.

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