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
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 an orbit 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