Jupiter LI

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Jupiter LI
Discovered byRobert A. Jacobson, Marina Brozović, Brett Gladman, and Mike Alexandersen
Discovery date2010-Sep-07
S/2010 J 1
Orbital characteristics
Mean orbit radius
23,314,335 km
724.34 days
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
~1 km

Jupiter LI, originally known as S/2010 J 1, is a natural satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by R. Jacobson, M. Brozović, B. Gladman, and M. Alexandersen in 2010.[1][2][3] It received its permanent number in March 2015.[4] It is now known to circle Jupiter at an average distance of 23.45 million km, taking 2.02 years to complete an orbit around Jupiter. Jupiter LI is about 3 km wide. It is a member of the Carme group.

This body was discovered from the 200-inch (508 cm) aperture Hale telescope in California.[5] (there is also a 60 inch aperture Hale telescope)


  1. ^ MPEC 2011-L06: S/2010 J 1 and S/2010 J 2 2011 June 1 (discovery)
  2. ^ IAUC 9222
  3. ^ [1] Jupiter's Known Satellites
  4. ^ CBET 4075: 20150307 : SATELLITES OF JUPITER, 7 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Jupiter's Smallest Moon". Astrobiology Magazine. 2012-06-08. Retrieved 2019-11-03.