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Lysithea




The twelfth moon of Jupiter; also known as Jupiter X.


discovery 1938, by Seth Nicholson
semimajor axis 11,741,600 km (7,297,500 miles)
diameter 36 km (22 miles)
mean density 2.6 g/cm3
escape velocity 0.022 km/s (79 km/hr, 49 mph)
orbital period 259.89 days
orbital eccentricity 0.132
orbital inclination 27.01°


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