Names for some of the New Satellites Discovered in 2002 and 2003

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IAUC 8502


SATELLITES OF JUPITER
     Further to IAUC 8177, the IAU WGPSN has approved the following
new designations and names of satellites of Jupiter:

    Jupiter XXXIX   Hegemone    = S/2003 J 8
    Jupiter XL      Mneme       = S/2003 J 21
    Jupiter XLI     Aoede       = S/2003 J 7
    Jupiter XLII    Thelxinoe   = S/2003 J 22
    Jupiter XLIII   Arche       = S/2002 J 1
    Jupiter XLIV    Kallichore  = S/2003 J 11
    Jupiter XLV     Helike      = S/2003 J 6
    Jupiter XLVI    Carpo       = S/2003 J 20
    Jupiter XLVII   Eukelade    = S/2003 J 1
    Jupiter XLVIII  Cyllene     = S/2003 J 13

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2005 March 30                  (8502)            Daniel W. E. Green


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