FIGURE: This schematic shows the orbits of the irregular satellites of Jupiter. The outer most regular satellite of Jupiter, the Galilean Callisto, is shown for reference. The inset in the upper right shows the discovery images for one of the newly discovered satellites. Black circles have been drawn to show its location and movement against the background stars and galaxies.

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