Jupiter's Known Satellites

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  Jupiter Satellite Table  

Name                           a        i       e       Peri    Node    M        Period  mag    H      Size Year
                              (km)      (deg)           (deg)   (deg)   (deg)    (days)         (mag)  (km)
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Small Inner Regulars and Rings*                                      
XVI    Metis                   128000   0.019   0.001   40.7    138.1   181.6    0.30    17.5   x      44   1979 
XV     Adrastea                129000   0.054   0.002   21.2    167.4   143.5    0.30    18.7   x      16   1979 
V      Amalthea                181400   0.380   0.003   147.8   112.3   189.8    0.50    14.1   x      168  1892 
XIV    Thebe                   221900   1.080   0.018   233.5   235.9   136.4    0.68    16.0   x      98   1979 
Galileans*                                                           
I      Io                      421800   0.036   0.004   268.7   44.3    157.2    1.77    5.0    x      3643 1610 
II     Europa                  671100   0.466   0.009   225.8   219.6   33.8     3.55    5.3    x      3122 1610 
III    Ganymede               1070400   0.177   0.001   192.3   65.7    315.5    7.16    4.6    x      5262 1610 
IV     Callisto               1882700   0.192   0.007   46.2    305.3   181.2    16.69   5.7    x      4821 1610 
Themisto Prograde Irregular Group#                                             
XVIII  Themisto   S/2000 J1   7507000   43.08   0.242   240.7   201.5   134.2    130.0   21.0   14.4   9    2000    
Himalia Prograde Irregular Group#                                              
XIII   Leda                  11165000   27.46   0.164   272.3   217.1   228.1    240.9   20.2   13.5   18   1974 
VI     Himalia               11461000   27.50   0.162   332.0   57.2    68.7     250.6   14.8   8.1    160  1904 
X      Lysithea              11717000   28.30   0.112   49.5    5.5     329.1    259.2   18.2   11.7   38   1938 
VII    Elara                 11741000   26.63   0.217   143.6   109.4   333.0    259.6   16.6   10.0   78   1905 
LIII   Dia        S/2000 J11 12118000   28.23   0.211   178.0   290.9   169.9    287.0   22.4   16.1   4    2000 
Carpo Prograde Irregular Group#                                                
XLVI   Carpo      S/2003 J20 16989000   51.4    0.430    90.0   60.9    242.8    456.1   23.0   15.6   3    2003 
Retrograde Irregular Groups#                                            
Ananke Retrograde Irregular Group#                                             
XXXIV  Euporie    S/2001 J10 19302000   145.8   0.144   74.6    64.9    293.0    550.7   23.1   16.5   2    2001 
XXXV   Orthosie   S/2001 J9  20721000   145.9   0.281   230.5   223.6   326.8    622.6   23.1   16.5   2    2001 
XXXIII Euanthe    S/2001 J7  20799000   148.9   0.232   316.0   271.0   130.5    620.6   22.8   16.2   3    2001 
XXIX   Thyone     S/2001 J2  20940000   148.5   0.229   89.1    243.0   26.6     627.3   22.3   15.7   4    2001 
XL     Mneme      S/2003 J21 21069000   148.6   0.227   041.7   018.1   338.9    620.0   23.3   16.3   2    2003 
XXII   Harpalyke  S/2000 J5  21105000   148.6   0.226   129.9   40.0    120.4    623.3   22.2   15.2   4    2000 
XXX    Hermippe   S/2001 J3  21131000   150.7   0.210   298.7   347.2   276.4    633.9   22.1   15.5   4    2001 
XXVII  Praxidike  S/2000 J7  21147000   149.0   0.230   209.7   285.2   21.8     625.3   21.2   15.0   7    2000 
XLII   Thelxinoe  S/2003 J22 21162000   151.4   0.221   179.8   206.2   194.0    628.1   23.5   16.4   2    2003 
XXIV   Iocaste    S/2000 J3  21269000   149.4   0.216   80.0    271.3   129.8    631.5   21.8   14.5   5    2000 
XII    Ananke                21276000   148.9   0.244   100.6   7.6     248.8    610.5   18.9   12.2   28   1951 
Carme Retrograde Irregular Group#                                        
XLIII  Arche      S/2002 J1  22931000   165.0   0.259   161.1   350.7   126.7    723.9   22.8   16.4   3    2002 
XXXVIII Pasithee  S/2001 J6  23096000   165.1   0.267   253.3   338.7   272.7    719.5   23.2   16.6   2    2001 
L      Herse      S/2003 J17 23097000   164.2   0.200   355.7   329.0   41.90    715.4   23.4   16.5   2    2003 
XXI    Chaldene   S/2000 J10 23179000   165.2   0.251   282.5   148.7   131.6    723.8   22.5   15.7   4    2000 
XXXVII Kale       S/2001 J8  23217000   165.0   0.260   44.4    56.4    286.4    729.5   23.0   16.4   2    2001 
XXVI   Isonoe     S/2000 J6  23217000   165.2   0.246   145.6   149.8   345.4    725.5   22.5   15.9   4    2000 
XXXI   Aitne      S/2001 J11 23231000   165.1   0.264   122.2   24.5    153.9    730.2   22.7   16.1   3    2001 
XXV    Erinome    S/2000 J4  23279000   164.9   0.266   356.0   321.7   131.1    728.3   22.8   16.0   3    2000 
XX     Taygete    S/2000 J9  23360000   165.2   0.252   241.1   313.3   317.9    732.2   21.9   15.4   5    2000 
XI     Carme                 23404000   164.9   0.253   28.2    113.7   234.0    702.3   17.9   11.3   46   1938 
XXIII  Kalyke     S/2000 J2  23583000   165.2   0.245   216.6   38.7    116.3    743.0   21.8   15.3   5    2000 
XLVII  Eukelade   S/2003 J1  23661000   165.5   0.272   325.6   206.3   098.4    746.4   22.6   15.0   4    2003 
XLIV   Kallichore S/2003 J11 24043000   165.5   0.264   018.5   041.5   319.4    764.7   23.7   16.8   2    2003 
Pasiphae Retrograde Irregular Group#                                        
XLV    Helike     S/2003 J6  21263000   154.8   0.156   314.7   100.3   036.2    634.8   22.6   16.0   4    2003 
XXXII  Eurydome   S/2001 J4  22865000   150.3   0.276   241.6   307.4   340.7    717.3   22.7   16.1   3    2001 
XXVIII Autonoe    S/2001 J1  23039000   152.9   0.334   60.2    275.6   182.7    762.7   22.0   15.4   4    2001 
XXXVI  Sponde     S/2001 J5  23487000   151.0   0.312   79.1    129.1   216.8    748.3   23.0   16.4   2    2001 
VIII   Pasiphae              23624000   151.4   0.409   170.5   313.0   280.2    708.0   16.9   10.3   58   1908 
XIX    Megaclite  S/2000 J8  23806000   152.8   0.421   302.3   304.6   352.5    752.8   21.7   15.0   6    2000 
IX     Sinope                23939000   158.1   0.250   346.4   303.1   168.4    724.5   18.3   11.6   38   1914 
XXXIX  Hegemone   S/2003 J8  23947000   155.2   0.328   235.4   327.6   98.73    739.6   22.8   15.9   3    2003 
XLI    Aoede      S/2003 J7  23981000   158.3   0.432   074.5   187.1   074.0    761.5   22.5   15.8   4    2003 
XVII   Callirrhoe S/1999 J1  24102000   147.1   0.283   49.3    281.1   321.7    758.8   20.8   14.2   7    1999 
XLVIII Cyllene    S/2003 J13 24349000   149.3   0.319   214.0   266.4   000.4    737.8   23.2   16.2   2    2003 
XLIX   Kore       S/2003 J14 24543000   145.0   0.325   152.4   324.7   247.1    779.2   23.6   16.7   2    2003 

The new Jupiter satellites discovered but yet to be named. All named satellites are in the table above.

                  S/2003 J2  28570410   151.8   0.380   00.0    000.0   000.0    982.5   23.2   16.6   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J3  18339885   143.7   0.241   00.0    000.0   000.0    504.0   23.4   16.9   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J4  23257920   144.9   0.204   00.0    000.0   000.0    723.2   23.0   16.4   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J5  24084180   165.0   0.210   00.0    000.0   000.0    759.7   22.4   15.6   4    2003 
                  S/2003 J9  22441680   164.5   0.269   000.0   000.0   00.00    683.0   23.7   17.2   1    2003 
                  S/2003 J10 24249600   164.1   0.214   000.0   000.0   00.00    767.0   23.6   16.7   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J12 19002480   145.8   0.376   000.0   000.0   00.00    533.3   23.9   17.2   1    2003 
                  S/2003 J15 22000000   140.8   0.110   000.0   000.0   00.00    668.4   23.5   16.8   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J16 21000000   148.6   0.270   000.0   000.0   00.00    595.4   23.3   16.3   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J18 20700000   146.5   0.119   000.0   000.0   00.00    606.3   23.4   16.5   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J19 22800000   162.9   0.334   000.0   000.0   00.00    701.3   23.7   16.7   2    2003 
                  S/2003 J23 24055500   149.2   0.309   000.0   000.0   00.00    759.7   23.6   16.7   2    2003 
LI                S/2010 J1  23314335   163.2   0.320   000.0   000.0   00.00    723.2   23.3   16.7   2    2010 
LII               S/2010 J2  20307150   150.4   0.307   000.0   000.0   00.00    588.1   23.9   17.2   1    2010 
                  S/2011 J1  20155290   162.8   0.296   000.0   000.0   00.00    580.7   23.6   16.8   1    2011 
                  S/2011 J2  23329710   151.9   0.387   000.0   000.0   00.00    726.8   23.6   17.0   1    2011 

a - The mean semi-major axis.
i - The mean inclination.
e - The mean eccentricity.
Peri - The argument of Pariaphis.
Node - The longitude of the ascending node.
M - The mean anomaly.
Period - The time of one revolution around Jupiter.
mag - The optical magnitude of the object (R-band).
H - The absolute magnitude of the object.
Size - The diameter of the object.
Year - The year of discovery.


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