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Metis

(mē`tĭs), in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of JupiterJupiter
, in astronomy, 5th planet from the sun and largest planet of the solar system. Astronomical and Physical Characteristics

Jupiter's orbit lies beyond the asteroid belt at a mean distance of 483.6 million mi (778.
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Metis

(mee -tiss) A small irregularly shaped satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1980 from photographs taken by Voyager 2 in 1979. It is Jupiter's closest known satellite, orbiting at a mean distance of 128 000 km. See Jupiter's satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Metis

[′mēd·əs]
(astronomy)
The innermost known satellite of Jupiter, having an orbital radius of 79,510 miles (127,960 kilometers) and dimensions of 37 × 21 miles (60 × 34 kilometers. Also known as Jupiter XVI.

Metis

goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
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