S/2010 J 1

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S/2010 J 1
Discovery
Discovered by Robert A. Jacobson, Marina Brozovic, Brett Gladman, and M. Alexandersen
Discovery date 2010
Orbital characteristics
Mean orbit radius 23,314,335 km
Eccentricity 0.320
Orbital period 724.34 days
Inclination 163.2°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius ~1 km

S/2010 J 1 is a natural satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by R. Jacobson, M. Brozovic, B. Gladman, and M. Alexandersen in 2010.[1][2] S/2010 J 1 is now known to circle Jupiter at an average distance of 14.57 million miles (23.45 million km), taking 2.02 years to complete a lap around the solar system's largest planet. S/2010 J 1 is about 1.8 miles (3 km) wide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ MPEC 2011-L06: S/2010 J 1 and S/2010 J 2 2011 June 1 (discovery)
  2. ^ [1] Jupiter's Known Satellites