Jupiter's new satellites

                                                  Circular No. 8088

S/2003 J 8
     Further to IAUC 8087, S. S. Sheppard reports another satellite
of Jupiter found on CCD images taken at Mauna Kea during Feb. 8-Mar.
5 (MPEC 2003-E15).  After computing the preliminary orbit, B. G.
Marsden made a linkage to Mauna Kea observations in Jan. 2002, then
finding e = 0.26, i = 153 deg, P = 781 days, H = 15.9 (MPEC 2003-E24).

                      (C) Copyright 2003 CBAT
2003 March 6                   (8088)            Daniel W. E. Green


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