Jupiter LIX

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Jupiter LIX
Discovery
Discovered byScott S. Sheppard et al.
Discovery date5 June 2017
Designations
S/2017 J 1
Orbital characteristics
Mean orbit radius
23 547 105 km[1]
Eccentricity0.397
734.2 days
Inclination149.2°
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
≈ 2 km

Jupiter LIX, originally known as S/2017 J 1, is an outer natural satellite of Jupiter. It was reported on June 5, 2017 via a Minor Planet Electronic Circular from the Minor Planet Center.[2] It is believed to be about 2 km in diameter.[3]

It is a member of the Pasiphae group. It has an average orbital distance of 23,547,105 km, with an inclination of 149.2 degrees. Its period is 734.2 days.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://sites.google.com/carnegiescience.edu/sheppard/moons/jupitermoons
  2. ^ "MPEC 2017-L47 : S/2017 J 1". Minor Planet Center. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  3. ^ Jupiter Satellite Data
  4. ^ https://sites.google.com/carnegiescience.edu/sheppard/moons/jupitermoons