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Planet Jupiter Moons: Lysithea

Lysithea is a moon of the planet Jupiter.

For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the planets.

Lysithea Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 7.77e+16
Radius (km) 18
Density (gm/cm3) 3.1
Distance from Jupiter (km) 11,720,000
Period of rotation (days) -
Period of orbit (days) 259.22
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 3.29
Eccentricity of orbit 0.107
Inclination of orbit (°) 29.02
Visual albedo -
Visual magnitude 18.4

This moon is too faint to be viewed in most telescopes.





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