Which of the following planets has the largest number of known satellites?
The correct option is (d) - Jupiter
- Option A, Earth - Earth has only one natural satellite, which is the Moon. This option is incorrect . ❌
- Option B, Mars - Mars has two natural satellites, which are Phobos and Deimos. They are small and irregularly shaped. This option is incorrect .❌
- Option C, Uranus - Uranus has 27 natural satellites , which are named after characters from Shakespeare and Pope. The largest one is Titania. This option is incorrect .❌
- Option D, Jupiter - Jupiter has between 80 and 95 moons , Jupiter’s moons are very diverse and interesting. The four largest ones are called Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. ✅
Thus, the correct option is (d) Jupiter