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Lysithea
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Photo of the satellite Lysithea of the planet Jupiter
Lysithea   Jupiter X

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 11.720.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) 259,22 d
Mean orbital velocity 3,29 km/s
Orbital inclination 27,35 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,112
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Discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson 1938
Mass 7,77 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 12 km
Mean density 3,1 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,0240 km/s
Albedo 0,06
Apparent magnitude + 18,4 mvis
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In Greek mythology Lysithea was a daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus' many lovers.

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