Lysithea


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Lysithea

(lĭsĭth`ēə), 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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Lysithea

(lÿ-sith -ee-ă) A small satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1938 by Seth Nicholson. See Jupiter's satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Lysithea

[lī′sith·ē·ə]
(astronomy)
A small satellite of Jupiter with a diameter of about 15 miles (24 kilometers), orbiting at a mean distance of about 7.30 × 106 miles (11.75 × 106 kilometers). Also known as Jupiter X.
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(9) Orbital Radius, Satellite Satellite [10.sup.3]km Radius, km 14 Andrasthea 128 20 [+ or -] 5 16 Methis 128 20 [+ or -] 5 15 Phiva 181 135 x 85 x 75 1 Io 221 40 [+ or -] 5 2 Europa 422 1815 [+ or -] 5 3 Ganymede 671 1569 [+ or -] 10 4 Callisto 1070 2631 [+ or -] 10 13 Lede 1880 2400 [+ or -] 10 6 Himalia 11110 5 10 Lysithea 11470 90 [+ or -] 10 7 Elara 11710 10 12 Anake 11740 40 [+ or -] 5 11 Carme 21700 10 8 Anake 22350 15 5 Amalthea 23300 20 Mass, Density, Satellite [10.sup.23]g g/[cm.sup.3] 14 Andrasthea -- -- 16 Methis -- -- 15 Phiva -- -- 1 Io -- -- 2 Europa 892 355 3 Ganymede 487 304 4 Callisto 1490 193 13 Lede 1075 183 6 Himalia -- -- 10 Lysithea -- -- 7 Elara -- -- 12 Anake -- -- 11 Carme -- -- 8 Anake -- -- 5 Amalthea -- --
lCharlie Brooks wins with his first runner as an official trainer when Chalk Pit (Peter Scudamore) beats Lysithea in the novice chase at Exeter.