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Photo of the satellite Kale of the planet Jupiter
Kale   Jupiter XXXVII (S/2001 J8)

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 23.217.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) (reciprocal) - 729,5 d
Orbital inclination 165,0 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,260
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Discovered by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt, Jan Kleyna 2001
Mass 1,5 × 1013 kg
Equatorial radius 1,0 km
Mean density 2,6 g/cm³
Albedo 0,04
Apparent magnitude + 23,0 mvis
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Kale is according to suspicious sources in the greek mythology one of the three graces, the Charites, and thus a daughter of Zeus and Eurynome. Kale is additionally the wife of Hephaestus.

Aglaea is normally on of the graces and the wife of Hephaestus.

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