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# Do They Each Have Their Own Man in Them?

Letter-Equations
Letter Equations are well known phrases or facts where the key words have been replaced with the first letter of that word. These are often in the form of an equation, which contain a number, an = sign and the rest of the obscured phrase or fact.Letter-Equations

63 = M of J

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It makes earth's single M seem pathetic...### Answer

63 = Moons of JupiterThe total number of moons now stands at 63, but many tiny moons may exist that have yet to be discovered.

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Theres more than 28 moons

Jupiter has 28 moons. Their names are Metis, Adrastea, Amalthea, Thebe, Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, Sinope, Leda, Himalia, Lysithea, Elara, Ananke, Carme, Pasiphae W1302, W1700, W1704, W1704_2, W1800, W1903_s, W1805, W1902, W1904, W2002_2, and W1700_2.

Good teaser Dutchy! Keep em coming!

U R very smart

It has changed!

the info I used was out of date!

It is now confirmed to have 63 moons

It is being corrected

the info I used was out of date!

It is now confirmed to have 63 moons

It is being corrected

i cant beleive u can name all of the moons it s okay that you messed up because i didnt know jupiter had more than 28 moons so thanks 4 the teaser it was

Good One! You should see how many moons Saturn has.

Nicely constructed teaser, always like the ones that teach you something

Thanks - but much of the credit should go to verve640 for correcting it

It was fraught with errors

It was fraught with errors

I got that one after the hint...Very nice job!

I got it right away, but then again, I'm an astronomy buff!

I got it after I looked at the hint!! Great teaser!!

Cool! Though some are just moons of other moons, there are infact 63 (not 16 like someone tired to change it too.)

Dutchymonster is correct that so far there is 63 moons around Jupiter. Here they are:

Name Discovery Date

Io (JI) 1610

Europa (JII) 1610

Ganymede (JIII) 1610

Callisto (JIV) 1610

Metia (JXVI, S/1979 J3) 1979

Adrastea (JXV, S/1979 J1) 1979

Amalthea (JV) 1892

Thebe (JXIV, S/1979 J2) 1979

Themisto (JXVIII, S/1975 J1) 1975

Leda (JXIII) 1974

Himalia (JVI) 1904

Lysithea (JX) 1938

Elara (JVII) 1905

S/2000 J11 2000

Euporie (JXXXIV, S/2001 J10) 2001

Euanthe (JXXXIII, S/2001, J7) 2001

Harpalyke (JXXII, S/2000 J5) 2000

Praxidike (JXXVII, S/2000 J7) 2000

Orthosie (JXXXV, S/2001, J9) 2001

Iocaste (JXXIV, S/2000 J3) 2000

Ananke (JXII) 1951

Hermippe (JXXX, S/2001 J3) 2001

Thyone (JXXIX, S/2001 J2) 2001

Arche (JXLIII, S/2002 J1) 2002

Pasithee (JXXXVIII, S/2001 J6) 2001

Kale (JXXXVII, S/2001 J 2001

Chaldene (JXXI, S/2000 J10) 2000

Isonoe (JXXVI, S/2000 J6) 2000

Eurydome (JXXXII, S/2001 J4) 2001

Erinome (JXXV, S/2000 J4) 2000

Taygete (JXX, S/2000 J9) 2000

Carme (JXI) 1938

Kalyke (JXXIII, S/2000 J2) 2000

Aitne (JXXXI, S/2001 J11) 2001

Pasiphaë ¨JVIII) 1908

Megaclite (JXIX, S/2000 J 2000

Sponde (JXXXVI, S/2001 J5) 2001

Sinope (JIX) 1914

Callirrhoe (JXVII, S/1999 J1) 1999

Autonoe (JXXVIII, S/2001 J1) 2001

Eukelade (XLVII, S/2003 J1) 2003

Helike (XLV, S/2003 J6) 2003

Aoede (XLI, S/2003 J7) 2003

Hegemone (JXXXIX, S/2003 J 2003

Kallichore (XLIV, S/2003 J11) 2003

Cyllene (XLVIII, S/2003 J21) 2003

Karpo (XLVI, S/2003 J20) 2003

Mneme (JXL, S/2003 J21) 2003

Thelxinoe (XLII, S/2003 J22) 2003

S/2003 J2 2003

S/2003 J3 2003

S/2003 J4 2003

S/2003 J5 2003

S/2003 J9 2003

S/2003 J10 2003

S/2003 J12 2003

S/2003 J14 2003

S/2003 J15 2003

S/2003 J16 2003

S/2003 J17 2003

S/2003 J18 2003

S/2003 J19 2003

S/2003 J23 2003

Found on home.case.edu

Name Discovery Date

Io (JI) 1610

Europa (JII) 1610

Ganymede (JIII) 1610

Callisto (JIV) 1610

Metia (JXVI, S/1979 J3) 1979

Adrastea (JXV, S/1979 J1) 1979

Amalthea (JV) 1892

Thebe (JXIV, S/1979 J2) 1979

Themisto (JXVIII, S/1975 J1) 1975

Leda (JXIII) 1974

Himalia (JVI) 1904

Lysithea (JX) 1938

Elara (JVII) 1905

S/2000 J11 2000

Euporie (JXXXIV, S/2001 J10) 2001

Euanthe (JXXXIII, S/2001, J7) 2001

Harpalyke (JXXII, S/2000 J5) 2000

Praxidike (JXXVII, S/2000 J7) 2000

Orthosie (JXXXV, S/2001, J9) 2001

Iocaste (JXXIV, S/2000 J3) 2000

Ananke (JXII) 1951

Hermippe (JXXX, S/2001 J3) 2001

Thyone (JXXIX, S/2001 J2) 2001

Arche (JXLIII, S/2002 J1) 2002

Pasithee (JXXXVIII, S/2001 J6) 2001

Kale (JXXXVII, S/2001 J 2001

Chaldene (JXXI, S/2000 J10) 2000

Isonoe (JXXVI, S/2000 J6) 2000

Eurydome (JXXXII, S/2001 J4) 2001

Erinome (JXXV, S/2000 J4) 2000

Taygete (JXX, S/2000 J9) 2000

Carme (JXI) 1938

Kalyke (JXXIII, S/2000 J2) 2000

Aitne (JXXXI, S/2001 J11) 2001

Pasiphaë ¨JVIII) 1908

Megaclite (JXIX, S/2000 J 2000

Sponde (JXXXVI, S/2001 J5) 2001

Sinope (JIX) 1914

Callirrhoe (JXVII, S/1999 J1) 1999

Autonoe (JXXVIII, S/2001 J1) 2001

Eukelade (XLVII, S/2003 J1) 2003

Helike (XLV, S/2003 J6) 2003

Aoede (XLI, S/2003 J7) 2003

Hegemone (JXXXIX, S/2003 J 2003

Kallichore (XLIV, S/2003 J11) 2003

Cyllene (XLVIII, S/2003 J21) 2003

Karpo (XLVI, S/2003 J20) 2003

Mneme (JXL, S/2003 J21) 2003

Thelxinoe (XLII, S/2003 J22) 2003

S/2003 J2 2003

S/2003 J3 2003

S/2003 J4 2003

S/2003 J5 2003

S/2003 J9 2003

S/2003 J10 2003

S/2003 J12 2003

S/2003 J14 2003

S/2003 J15 2003

S/2003 J16 2003

S/2003 J17 2003

S/2003 J18 2003

S/2003 J19 2003

S/2003 J23 2003

Found on home.case.edu

Love the title!

This one was really "far-out" dutchy

I got it though I think your clever title helped, as usual!

I got it though I think your clever title helped, as usual!

Cool

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