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Megaclite
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Photo of the satellite Megaclite of the planet Jupiter
Megaclite   Jupiter XIX (S/2000 J8)

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 23.810.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) (reciprocal) - 752,8 d
Orbital inclination 152,7 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,425
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Discovered by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt, Yanga R. Fernández, Eugene A. Magnier 2000
Mass 2,1 × 1014 kg
Equatorial radius 2,7 km
Mean density 2,6 g/cm³
Albedo 0,04
Apparent magnitude + 21,7 mvis
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According to mythology, Megaclite is the daughter of Macareus, who with Zeus gave birth to Thebe and Locrus.

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