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Order
[note 1]
Label
[note 2]
Name
Pronunciation
(key)
Image Diameter
(km)[note 3]
Mass
(×1016 kg)
Semi-major axis
(km)[1]
Orbital period
(d)[1][note 4]
Inclination
(°)[1]
Eccentricity
[2]
Discovery year
[3]
Discoverer
[3]
Group
[note 5]
1 XVI Metis ˈmiːtɨs
Metis
60×40×34 ~3.6 127,690 +7h 4m 29s 0.06°[4] 0.000 02 1979 Synnott
(Voyager 1)
Inner
2XV Adrastea ˌædrəˈstiːə
Adrastea
20×16×14 ~0.2 128,690 +7h 9m 30s 0.03°[4] 0.0015 1979 Jewitt
(Voyager 2)
Inner
3V Amalthea ˌæməlˈθiːə 250×146×128 208 181,366 +11h 57m 23s 0.374°[4] 0.0032 1892 Barnard Inner
4XIV Thebe ˈθiːbiː
Thebe
116×98×84 ~43 221,889 +16h 11m 17s 1.076°[4] 0.0175 1979 Synnott
(Voyager 1)
Inner
5I Io ˈaɪ.oʊ
Io highest resolution true color
3,660.0×3,637.4
×3,630.6
8,900,000 421,700 +1.769 137 786 0.050°[4] 0.0041 1610 Galilei Galilean
6II Europa jʊˈroʊpə
Europa-moon
3,121.6 4,800,000 671,034 +3.551 181 041 0.471°[4] 0.0094 1610 Galilei Galilean
7III Ganymede ˈgænɨmiːd
Ganymede g1 true
5,262.4 15,000,000 1,070,412 +7.154 552 96 0.204°[4] 0.0011 1610 Galilei Galilean
8IV Callisto kəˈlɪstoʊ
Callisto
4,820.6 11,000,000 1,882,709 +16.689 018 4 0.205°[4] 0.0074 1610 Galilei Galilean
9XVIII Themisto θɨˈmɪstoʊ 8 0.069 7,393,216 +129.87 45.762° 0.2115 1975/2000 Kowal & Roemer/
Sheppard et al.
Themisto
10XIII Leda ˈliːdə 16 0.6 11,187,781 +241.75 27.562° 0.1673 1974 Kowal Himalia
11VI Himalia haɪˈmeɪliə 170 670 11,451,971 +250.37 30.486° 0.1513 1904 Perrine Himalia
12X Lysithea laɪˈsɪθiːə 36 6.3 11,740,560 +259.89 27.006° 0.1322 1938 Nicholson Himalia
13VII Elara ˈɛlərə 86 87 11,778,034 +261.14 29.691° 0.1948 1905 Perrine Himalia
14 S/2000 J 11 4 0.009 0 12 570 424 +287.93 27.584° 0.2058 2001 Sheppard et al. Himalia
15XLVI Carpo ˈkɑrpoʊ 3 0.004 5 17,144,873 +458.62 56.001° 0.2735 2003 Sheppard et al. Carpo
16 S/2003 J 12 1 0.000 15 17,739,539 −482.69 142.680° 0.4449 2003 Sheppard et al. ?
17XXXIV Euporie juːˈpoʊrɨ.iː 2 0.001 5 19,088,434 −538.78 144.694° 0.0960 2002 Sheppard et al. Ananke
18 S/2003 J 3 2 0.001 5 19,621,780 −561.52 146.363° 0.2507 2003 Sheppard et al. Ananke
19 S/2003 J 18 2 0.001 5 19,812,577 −569.73 147.401° 0.1569 2003 Gladman et al. Ananke
20XLII Thelxinoe θɛlkˈsɪnoʊ.iː 2 0.001 5 20,453,753 −597.61 151.292° 0.2684 2003 Sheppard et al. Ananke
21XXXIII Euanthe juːˈænθiː 3 0.004 5 20,464,854 −598.09 143.409° 0.2000 2002 Sheppard et al. Ananke
22XLV Helike ˈhɛlɨkiː 4 0.009 0 20,540,266 −601.40 154.586° 0.1374 2003 Sheppard et al. Ananke
23XXXV Orthosie ɔrˈθɒsɨ.iː 2 0.001 5 20,567,971 −602.62 142.366° 0.2433 2002 Sheppard et al. Ananke
24XXIV Iocaste ˌaɪ.əˈkæstiː 5 0.019 20,722,566 −609.43 147.248° 0.2874 2001 Sheppard et al. Ananke
25 S/2003 J 16 2 0.001 5 20,743,779 −610.36 150.769° 0.3184 2003 Gladman et al. Ananke
26XXVII Praxidike prækˈsɪdɨkiː 7 0.043 20,823,948 −613.90 144.205° 0.1840 2001 Sheppard et al. Ananke
27XXII Harpalyke hɑrˈpælɨkiː 4 0.012 21,063,814 −624.54 147.223° 0.2440 2001 Sheppard et al. Ananke
28XL Mneme ˈniːmiː 2 0.001 5 21,129,786 −627.48 149.732° 0.3169 2003 Gladman et al. Ananke
29XXX Hermippe hɚˈmɪpiː 4 0.009 0 21,182,086 −629.81 151.242° 0.2290 2002 Sheppard et al. Ananke?
30XXIX Thyone θaɪˈoʊniː 4 0.009 0 21,405,570 −639.80 147.276° 0.2525 2002 Sheppard et al. Ananke
31XII Ananke əˈnæŋkiː 28 3.0 21,454,952 −642.02 151.564° 0.3445 1951 Nicholson Ananke
32 S/2003 J 17 2 0.001 5 22,134,306 −672.75 162.490° 0.2379 2003 Gladman et al. Carme
33XXXI Aitne ˈaɪtniː 3 0.004 5 22,285,161 −679.64 165.562° 0.3927 2002 Sheppard et al. Carme
34XXXVII Kale ˈkeɪliː 2 0.001 5 22,409,207 −685.32 165.378° 0.2011 2002 Sheppard et al. Carme
35XX Taygete teiˈɪdʒɨtiː 5 0.016 22,438,648 −686.67 164.890° 0.3678 2001 Sheppard et al. Carme
36 S/2003 J 19 2 0.001 5 22,709,061 −699.12 164.727° 0.1961 2003 Gladman et al. Carme
37XXI Chaldene kælˈdiːniː 4 0.007 5 22,713,444 −699.33 167.070° 0.2916 2001 Sheppard et al. Carme
38 S/2003 J 15 2 0.001 5 22,720,999 −699.68 141.812° 0.0932 2003 Sheppard et al. Ananke?
39 S/2003 J 10 2 0.001 5 22,730,813 −700.13 163.813° 0.3438 2003 Sheppard et al. Carme?
40 S/2003 J 23 2 0.001 5 22,739,654 −700.54 148.849° 0.3930 2004 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
41XXV Erinome ɨˈrɪnəmiː 3 0.004 5 22,986,266 −711.96 163.737° 0.2552 2001 Sheppard et al. Carme
42XLI Aoede eɪˈiːdiː 4 0.009 0 23,044,175 −714.66 160.482° 0.6011 2003 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
43XLIV Kallichore kəˈlɪkəriː 2 0.001 5 23,111,823 −717.81 164.605° 0.2041 2003 Sheppard et al. Carme?
44XXIII Kalyke ˈkælɨkiː 5 0.019 23,180,773 −721.02 165.505° 0.2139 2001 Sheppard et al. Carme
45XI Carme ˈkɑrmiː 46 13 23,197,992 −721.82 165.047° 0.2342 1938 Nicholson Carme
46XVII Callirrhoe kəˈlɪroʊ.iː 9 0.087 23,214,986 −722.62 139.849° 0.2582 2000 Gladman et al. Pasiphaë
47XXXII Eurydome jʊˈrɪdəmiː 3 0.004 5 23,230,858 −723.36 149.324° 0.3769 2002 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë?
48XXXVIII Pasithee pəˈsɪθɨ.iː 2 0.001 5 23,307,318 −726.93 165.759° 0.3288 2002 Sheppard et al. Carme
49 XLIX Kore ˈkoʊriː 2 0.001 5 23,345,093 −776.02 137.371° 0.1951 2003 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
50XLVIII Cyllene sɨˈliːniː 2 0.001 5 23,396,269 −731.10 140.148° 0.4115 2003 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
51XLVII Eukelade juːˈkɛlədiː 4 0.009 0 23,483,694 −735.20 163.996° 0.2828 2003 Sheppard et al. Carme
52 S/2003 J 4 2 0.001 5 23,570,790 −739.29 147.175° 0.3003 2003 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
53VIII Pasiphaë pəˈsɪfeɪ.iː 60 30 23,609,042 −741.09 141.803° 0.3743 1908 Gladman et al. Pasiphaë
54XXXIX Hegemone hɨˈdʒɛməniː 3 0.004 5 23,702,511 −745.50 152.506° 0.4077 2003 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
55XLIII Arche ˈɑrkiː 3 0.004 5 23,717,051 −746.19 164.587° 0.1492 2002 Sheppard et al. Carme
56XXVI Isonoe aɪˈsɒnoʊ.iː 4 0.007 5 23,800,647 −750.13 165.127° 0.1775 2001 Sheppard et al. Carme
57 S/2003 J 9 1 0.000 15 23,857,808 −752.84 164.980° 0.2761 2003 Sheppard et al. Carme
58 S/2003 J 5 4 0.009 0 23,973,926 −758.34 165.549° 0.3070 2003 Sheppard et al. Carme
59IX Sinope sɨˈnoʊpiː 38 7.5 24,057,865 −762.33 153.778° 0.2750 1914 Nicholson Pasiphaë
60XXXVI Sponde ˈspɒndiː 2 0.001 5 24,252,627 −771.60 154.372° 0.4431 2002 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
61XXVIIIAutonoe ɔːˈtɒnoʊ.iː 4 0.009 0 24,264,445 −772.17 151.058° 0.3690 2002 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
62XIX Megaclite ˌmɛgəˈklaɪtiː 5 0.021 24,687,239 −792.44 150.398° 0.3077 2001 Sheppard et al. Pasiphaë
63 S/2003 J 2 2 0.001 5 30,290,846 −1 077.02 153.521° 0.1882 2003 Sheppard et al. ?

referencesEdit

  1. Order refers to the position among other moons with respect to their average distance from Jupiter.
  2. Label refers to the Roman numeral attributed to each moon in order of their discovery.
  3. Diameters with multiple entries such as "60×40×34" reflect that the body is not a perfect spheroid and that each of its dimensions have been measured well enough.
  4. Periods with negative values are retrograde.
  5. "?" refers to group assignments that are not considered sure yet.
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Natural Satellites Ephemeris Service". "Note: some semi-major axis were computed using the µ value, while the eccentricities were taken using the inclination to the local Laplace plane" 
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  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Template:Cite report

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