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Interactive Jupiter moons. 79 Moons of Jupiter in a fun online educational game for astronomy.

Sort the the moons of Jupiter on their correct places. Fun astronomy educational game to study the natural stellites of Jupiter gas giant. Free online learning game suitable for online lessons and interactive classes. Drag and drop moons. "Jupiter Moons Puzzle" is a knowledge level game, used to explore and study the Moons of Jupiter. It is a short educational puzzle, suitable for desktop computers, laptops and tablets in the web browser. The Astronomy Knowledge Board include 23 pieces of movable moon pictures to play with. Part of the Interactive Astronomy Observatory educational tools.

This fun educational class may answer some of the following questions:
  • How many moons are there in the Jupiter ring?
  • Which is the biggest satellite orbiting Jupiter?
  • What is the most exciting discovery about Io?
  • Which planet does Io moon orbits?
  • How many moons does Jupiter has?
  • Which is the most closest object to Jupiter?
  • Which is the most distant object in the Jupiter ring?
  • Where is Sinope moon situated?
  • Where is Ananke piece of rock situated?
  • How many planet class satellites are there around Jupiter?
  • Which is the smallest moon in the Jupiter orbit?
  • Which are the 6 main moon groups of Jupiter?
Jupiter Moons Picture

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How to play Jupiter Moons.

Drag the planet pictures located top of the screen to the blue outlines in the middle.
Rolling over a satellite will show information about its name, inclination, diameter, speed, year of discovery and orbital group.
Every satellite is numbered to help with the arrangement.

Knowledge Achievements:
Know the natural satellites of Jupiter gas giant. Its moons' position, diameter, speed and group.
Difficulty: Hard.
Winning the game rewards +1 Knowledge Level on Planeta 42.
The download version(bottom of the page) include an executable file for Windows OS with local levels only.
Here is a gameplay movie on YouTube.

Jupiter Moons Screenshot

Application Content:

Arrangeable satellites and objects included in this game are:
Metis, Adrastea, Amalthea, Thebe, Io, Europa, Callisto, Ganymede, Themisto, leda, Himalia, Lysithea, Elara,
Praxidike, Harpalyke, Ananke, Taygete, Chaldene, Erinome, Carme, Pasiphae and Megaclite.

Not arrangeable moons and objects included are:
S/2000 J 11, Carpo, S/2003 J 12, Euporie, S/2003 J 3, S/2003 J 18, S/2011 J 1, S/2010 J 2, Thelxinoe, Euanthe, Helike, Orthosie, Iocaste, S/2003 J 16, Mneme, Hermippe, Thyone, Herse, Aitne, Kale, S/2003 J 19, S/2003 J 15, S/2003 J 10, S/2003 J 23, Erinome, Aoede, Kallichore, Callirrhoe, Eurydome, S/2011 J 2, Pasithee, S/2010 J 1, Kore, Cyllene, Eukelade, S/2003 J 4, Hegemone, Arche, Isonoe, S/2003 J 9, S/2003 J 5, Sponde, Autonoe and S/2003 J 2.

The latest space object added in the game:

Ganymede jpg
Callisto jpg
Europa jpg
Io jpg
Thebe jpg
Themisto jpg
Leda jpg
Carme jpg

Pictures and references from NASA, Wiki and more.

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