Adrastea


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Adrastea

(əˈdræstɪə)
n
(Astronomy) a small satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1979
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is closely related to Ellipteroides (Protogonomyia) adrastea Stary & Mendl, 1984, from which it differs by varying between dark brown and yellow coloration of abdomen, ventrally incurved distal ending of tergite 9.
En la Cueva del Monte Dikte, Zeus fue amamantado por las ninfas Adrastea e Ida, que lo alimentaron con la leche de la cabra Amaltea.
Johann Gottfried Herder: Kulturtheorie und Humanitiitsidee der Ideen, Humanitiitsbriefe und Adrastea (Warzburg: Konigshausen und Neumann, 2005), 13.
Floral ontogeny, pattern formation, and evolution in Hibbertia and Adrastea (Dilleniaceae).
But the discovery of dozens more (67 in total as of August 2012) forced the theme to expand, including daughters of Jupiter and even his nurse Adrastea.
Christianto [1] the discussed formula was used to describe famous Pioneer effect, implying that the last great acceleration the space probe received when approached very close to Jupiter; in particular data concerning Adrastea, whose location was as close to Jupiter as the space probe, were cited in [1].
Now you come to do the same thing with the ash tree of Nemesis, called Adrastea, the nymph who nourished Zeus in a cave on this very mountain.
The Galileo pictures confirm that the ring's densest part is the outer edge, adding weight to earlier suspicions that Adrastea feeds the ring.