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Lysithea

Jupiter X

Lysithea [ly-SITH-ee-uh] is the eleventh known satellite of Jupiter. Lysithea was a daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus's lovers. Very little is known about Lysithea.

Lysithea Statistics
Discovered byS. Nicholson
Date of discovery1938
Mass (kg)7.77e+16
Mass (Earth = 1)1.3002e-08
Equatorial radius (km)18
Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)2.8222e-03
Mean density (gm/cm^3)3.1
Mean distance from Jupiter (km)11,720,000
Rotational period (days)?
Orbital period (days)259.22
Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)3.29
Orbital eccentricity0.107
Orbital inclination (degrees)29.02
Escape velocity (km/sec)0.0240
Visual geometric albedo?
Magnitude (Vo)18.4

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