Lysithea

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Lysithea (pronounced "ly SITH ee uh") a moon of Jupiter. It was discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson in 1938 at Lick Observatory and is named after a daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus' lovers.

  • Orbital radius: 11,720,000 km
  • diameter: 36 km
  • mass: 7.77*1016 kg
  • Orbital period: 259.2 days
  • Orbital inclination: 29°