Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

Astronomy Answers
From the Astronomical Dictionary

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A moon of 170 km diameter at about 11,461,000 km from the planet Jupiter. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0064 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 250.6 days. The moon was discovered in 1904. Also called JVI (Jupiter six).