S/2011 J 2
|Discovered by||Scott S. Sheppard|
|Discovery date||27 September 2011|
Mean orbit radius
|23 329 710 km|
|≈ 0.5 km|
S/2011 J 2 is a natural satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by Scott Sheppard in 2011. Images of the newly discovered moon were captured using the Magellan-Baade telescope at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. It is an irregular moon with a retrograde orbit. The discovery of S/2011 J 2 brought the Jovian satellite count to 67. It is one of the outer retrograde swarm of objects orbiting Jupiter.
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