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Answer:   Jupiter

Jupiter currently has 63 natural satellites while Saturn has 60 moons. Uranus comes in at third place with 27 moons. Neptune has 13 natural satellites. To make the discovery of a moon official, astronomers have to know the orbit of the natural satellite well enough so that they can predict its future location. Here is the current number of official planetary satellites in the solar system.

Tally of Planetary Moons in our Solar System--166 total

Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune
0 0 1 2 63 60 27 13

Saturn with satellites
Saturn now has 60 moons. Eighteen moons are shown in the drawing above and can be compared to the size of Saturn.


Uranus with moons
Ten of Uranus' 27 moons are present in this NASA photograph.

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