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Adrastea
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Photo of the satellite Adrastea of the planet Jupiter
Adrastea   Jupiter XV (S/1979 J1)

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 129.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) 0,298 d
Mean orbital velocity 31,45 km/s
Orbital inclination 0,03 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,0015
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Discovered by David C. Jewitt, G. Edward Danielson 1979
Mass 1,91 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 13 × 10 × 8 km
Mean density 4,5 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,0143 km/s
Rotational period (synchronous) 0,298 d
Albedo 0,10
Apparent magnitude + 19,1 mvis
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The Greeks and Romans identified Adrastea with Nemesis. In Greek mythology, Nemesis is the goddess of divine justice and vengeance.

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