Names of the New Jupiter Satellites

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IAUC 7998

SATELLITES OF JUPITER
     The IAU Working Group on Planetary System Nomenclature has
approved the following new designations and names:

    Jupiter XVII    Callirrhoe  = S/1999 J 1
    Jupiter XVIII   Themisto    = S/1975 J 1  = S/2000 J 1
    Jupiter XIX     Megaclite   = S/2000 J 8
    Jupiter XX      Taygete     = S/2000 J 9
    Jupiter XXI     Chaldene    = S/2000 J 10
    Jupiter XXII    Harpalyke   = S/2000 J 5
    Jupiter XXIII   Kalyke      = S/2000 J 2
    Jupiter XXIV    Iocaste     = S/2000 J 3
    Jupiter XXV     Erinome     = S/2000 J 4
    Jupiter XXVI    Isonoe      = S/2000 J 6
    Jupiter XXVII   Praxidike   = S/2000 J 7

                      (C) Copyright 2002 CBAT
2002 October 22                (7998)            Daniel W. E. Green

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