Very brief mention: exomoon

Exoplanets are planets in solar systems outside our own. So I guess it was inevitable that when it was discovered that exoplanets had moons, they would be called exomoons. I discovered this delicious word in the January 2014 issue of Scientific American (p. 40), but no doubt it’s been around for some time.

One Response to “Very brief mention: exomoon”

  1. Bob Richmond Says:

    To be distinguished from an endomoon, no doubt….

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