Lysithea


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Lysithea

(laɪˈsɪθɪə)
n
(Celestial Objects) astronomy a small satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit
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Orbits of some pairs of satellites are very close (Lysithea and Elara; Anake and Sinope), while Andrasthea and Methis have co-planar orbits.
"I bought the mare, Lysithea, out of Sir Mark Prescott's yard.
moons Metis 60 x 34 km Adrastea 20 x 14 km Amalthea 250 x 128 km Thebe 116 x 84 km Io 3,642 km Europa 3,130 km Ganymede 5,268 km Callisto 4,806 km Leda 10 km Himalia 170 km Lysithea 24 km Elara 80 km Ananke 20 km Carme 30 km Pasiphae 36 km Sinope 28 km