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Lysithea [ly-SITH-ee-uh] is the eleventh known satellite of Jupiter. Lysithea was a daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus's lovers. Very little is known about Lysithea.

Lysithea Statistics
 Discovered byS. Nicholson 
 Date of discovery1938 
 Mass (kg)7.77e+16 
 Mass (Earth = 1)1.3002e-08 
 Equatorial radius (km)18 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)2.8222e-03 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)3.1 
 Mean distance from Jupiter (km)11,720,000 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)259.22 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)3.29 
 Orbital eccentricity0.107 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)29.02 
 Escape velocity (km/sec)0.0240 
 Visual geometric albedo
 Magnitude (Vo)18.4 


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