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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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While I had occasion, sometime in December 2013 (when the moniker "one of the three Furies" was first applied to me), to humorously say that I much preferred a reference to "Praxidike," as I deemed our work to be more properly related to punishment and justice rather than vengeance, I am, in all seriousness, quite aware of the deep implication of identifying the three of us as the Inquirer's "Filipino of the Year."
11) whose name most closely approximates hers is "Praxidike", but the etymology of this name is rather different, and she is associated with "exacting justice", which is hardly what best describes Praxis in the novel.