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Galilean satellites

plural noun, Astronomy
1.
the four largest and brightest moons of Jupiter: Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto, discovered by Galileo in 1610.
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Galilean satellite

/ˌɡælɪˈleɪən/
noun
1.
any of the four large satellites of the planet Jupiter – Io, Europa, Ganymede, or Callisto – discovered in 1610 by Galileo
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