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  1 E4 m - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
20 km — diameter of Leda, one of Jupiter's moons
36 km — diameter of Lysithea, one of Jupiter's moons
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 Jupiter's Moon Adrastea
Adrastea was the daughter of Jupiter and Ananke and the distributor of rewards and punishments.
Adrastea and Metis lie within Jupiter's main ring and may be the source of material for the ring.
Adrastea orbits Jupiter in the zone between the planet's ring and the larger Galilean satellites.
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 Callisto (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the third-largest moon in the solar system, about the same size as the planet Mercury.
The ocean was discovered from studies of the magnetic fields around Jupiter and its moons.
Galileo orbiter data suggest that the interior is composed of compressed rock and ice, with the percentage of rock increasing with depth due to partial settling of its constituents.
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 Encyclopedia: Jupiter (planet)
The four large moons, known as the "Galilean moons", are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
The four Galilean moons were all discovered by Galileo Galilei, orbit between 400,000 and 2,000,000 km, and include some of the largest moons in the solar system.
The moons are the Caribbean (and possibly Central America as well), Jupiter itself is inhabited by floating cities in its atmosphere to represent the United States, and the Red Spot represents Mexico.
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 * Adrastea - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adrastea is 12 miles (20 km) in diameter and orbits 80,000 miles (129,000 km) from Jupiter, within its main ring.
Adrastea ("a DRAS tee uh") is the second of Jupiter's known satellites: orbit: 129,000 km from Jupiter diameter: 20 km (23 x 20 x 15) mass: 1.91e16 kg
Adrastea, the distributor of rewards and punishments, was the daughter of Jupiter and.
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 Moon
Asteroid moon An asteroid moon is an binary asteroid.
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 The Solar System
This moon is the second closest moon to the surface of Jupiter.
da is the ninth moon from the Surface of Jupiter.
Himaila is the tenth moon from the surface of Jupiter.
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 The Harry Potter Galleries: HOL - The HOL Solar System
Hyperion [hi-PEER-ee-en] is one of the smaller moons of Saturn.
The moon's rotational period is not constant and varies from one orbit to the next.
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 Encyclopedia: Adrastea (moon)
Adrastea - the moon of Jupiter File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Moons of solar system scaled to Earths Moon The common noun moon (not capitalized) is used to mean any natural satellite of the other planets.
The inner satellites of Jupiter are four small moons that orbit close to Jupiter, merging with its planetary ring.
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 Lysithea (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lysithea (lye-sith'-ee-a or li-sith'-ee-a, IPA /laɪ'sɪ.θi.ə/, /lɪ'sɪ.θi.ə/; Greek Λυσιθέα) is a moon of Jupiter.
It was discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson in 1938 at Mount Wilson Observatory and is named after the mythological Lysithea, daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus' lovers.
It belongs to the Himalia group, five moons orbiting between 11 and 13 Gm from Jupiter at an inclination of about 27.5°.
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 * Ananke - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ananke ("a NANG kee") is the thirteenth of Jupiter's known satellites: : 21,200,000 km from Jupiter : 30 km : 3.82e16 kg Ananke was the mother of Adrastea, by Jupiter.
Since then 12 more moons were discovered, so Jupiter has a total of 16 natural satellites.
Elara - This moon is a little under 46 miles in diameter and orbits Jupiter from a distance of 7,042,200 miles.
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 Science News: Mooning over the dust rings of Jupiter.(photos ... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All four moons appear dark, red, and heavily cratered, indicating that they have been bombarded by meteoroids, which are fragments of asteroids and comets.
In a similar fashion, he adds, the small moons orbiting Uranus and Neptune may be the source of the faint dust rings surrounding those planets.
The large temperature variation on Phobos and the moon's lack of jagged surface features suggest that its topmost layer has been ground into a fine powder that might be as deep as 1 meter, he says.
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 Carpo (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All of the moons further from Jupiter than Carpo are retrograde.
It is named after Carpo, one of the Horae, and a daughter of Zeus (Jupiter).
Like Themisto, this moon seems to be the lone member of a unique class, which makes it particularly interesting.
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 * Metis - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metis is the closest of Jupiter's 16 moons.
Adrastea and the first moon, Metis, are probably the source of the dust in this ring.
Adrastea was discovered by D. It may be produced by the disintegration of small moonlets imbedded within it.
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 Adrastea (moon)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This image of Adrastea was taken by Galileo 'ssolid state imaging system between November 1996 and June 1997.
Adrastea ("a DRAS tee a") is the second of Jupiter 's known moons (counting outwardfrom the planet).
Adrastea is inside Jupiter's planetary ring and may be the source ofsome of its material.
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 NASA's Solar System Exploration: Planets: Jupiter: Moons: Adrastea
Orbiting inside the orbit of Io, which is the innermost of the four largest moons of Jupiter (called the Galilean moons), are four smaller moons.
Adrastea: 20 kilometers (12 miles) in diameter, orbiting 129,000 kilometers (80,000 miles) from Jupiter.
Metis and Adrastea also orbit inside Jupiter's main ring and are undoubtedly the source of the material in the ring.
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 Jupiter's Inner Moons
Closest to Jupiter (inward of the Galilean moons) are the four small moons:
Adrastea is one of the smallest moons in the solar system.
Amalthea and Himalia are Jupiter's fifth and sixth largest moons; they are about the same size but only 1/15 the size of next larger one, Europa.
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 The Moons of the Solar System — Adrastea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The moon of Jupiter – Adrastea (XV) – was previously designated as S/1979 J1.
Adrastea was a nymph of Crete to whose care Rhea entrusted the in fant Zeus to save him from being swallowed by his father – Cronus.
    The moon by this name is in almost circular prograde orbit (→eccentricity e = 0.002) with a →semimajor axis a = 129,000 km.
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 Space Today Online - Moons of the Solar System
The Moon is one of the larger natural satellites with a diameter of 2,160 miles.
The moons are 120,000 miles and 131,000 miles from the center of planet Saturn between the moons Mimas and Enceladus.
The smallest moon is Deimos, at Mars, only seven miles in diameter, although its size now is rivaled by the small shepherd moons discovered by Cassini at Saturn and by others yet to be counted and named in the rings around Jupiter, Saturn and other giant gas planets in the outer Solar System.
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 Jupiter facts
The four moons identified as ring moons, supplying the ring systems, are the inner moons, Metis, Adrastea and Thebe, discovered by Voyager 1, and Amalthea, first seen by Edward Barnard in 1892.
Adrastea -This moon, the smallest of the four satellites, skims along the main ring's outer edge, but details of its actual shape are not available.
Thebe - This moon is near the outer periphery of the outer gossamer ring.
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 Read about Adrastea (moon) at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Adrastea (moon) and learn about Adrastea (moon) here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This image of Adrastea was taken by Galileo's solid state imaging system between November 1996 and June
Adrastea (ad'-ra-stee'-a, Greek Αδράστεια) is the second of Jupiter's known
It is the smallest of the Amalthea group of small inner jovian moons.
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 * Amalthea - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is heavily scarred by craters, some of which are extremely large relative to the size of the moon...
The Voyagers also looked at the tiny reddish moon Amalthea, which appears to be the most oblong moon in the solar system.
Amalthea - This small moon, 118 miles in diameter, was a target of the Galileo spacecraft on it's final pass around Jupiter...
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 JUPITER'S Moons - EnchantedLearning.com
The moons of Jupiter are (in order by their distance from Jupiter): Metis, Adrastea, Amalthea, Thebe, Io, Europa, Ganymede (the biggest), Callisto (the second biggest), Leda (the smallest), Himalia, Lysithea, Elara, Ananke, Carme, Pasiphae, Sinope, and many newly-discovered moons that haven't been named yet.
Ganymede is the largest moon of Jupiter, a large, icy, outer moon that is scarred with impact craters and many parallel faults.
Callisto is a large, icy, dark-colored, low-density outer moon of Jupiter that is scarred with impact craters and ejecta.
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 Adrastea (moon) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adrastea (ad'-rus-tee'-a, Greek Αδράστεια) is the second of ((Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus) Jupiter's known (Any natural satellite of a planet) moons (counting outward from the planet).
In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological (Click link for more info and facts about Adrastea) Adrastea, daughter of ((Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus) Jupiter and (Click link for more info and facts about Ananke) Ananke.
Adrastea is inside Jupiter's (Click link for more info and facts about planetary ring) planetary ring and may be the source of some of its material.
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 Adrastea (Mond) - netlexikon
Adrastea ist der zweitinnerste bekannte Mond des Planeten Jupiter.
Adrastea umkreist Jupiter in einem mittleren Abstand von 127.969 km in 7 Stunden und 4 Minuten.
Adrastea rotiert in 7 Stunden und 9 Minuten um die eigene Achse und weist damit, wie der Erdmond, eine gebundene Rotation auf.
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 Carme (moon) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Carme (kar'-mee, Greek Κάρμη) is one of ((Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus) Jupiter's moons.
Note that (Cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel) Pan is now the name of a satellite of (A giant planet which is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; 6th planet from the sun) Saturn.
Not to be confused with the (Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)) asteroid 558 Carmen.
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 The Ultimate Metis (moon) - American History Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metis (mee'-tis, Greek Μήτις) is the innermost member of the Amalthea group of Jupiter's small inner moons.
The moon was discovered in 1979 by the Voyager 1 probe and was designated S/1979 J 3.
In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological Metis, a Titaness who was the first wife of Zeus and the mother of Athena.
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 Himalia (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Himalia (hye-mal'-ee-a, also hi-mahl'-ee-a, IPA /haɪ'mæ.li.ə/, /hɪ'mɑ:li.ə/; Greek ‘Ιμαλíα) is a moon of Jupiter.
It was discovered by Charles Dillon Perrine at the Lick Observatory in 1904 and is named after the nymph Himalia who bore three sons of Zeus.
It is the largest member of the group that bears its name, five moons orbiting between 11 and 13 Gm from Jupiter at an inclination of about 27.5°.
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 Adrastea
Adrastea is extremely small and irregular in shape.
Like its inner neighbor, Metis, it orbits faster than Jupiter spins on its axis, a situation that results in orbital instability and will eventually cause Adrastea to spiral into Jupiter's atmosphere.
Adrastea is a shepherd moon of Jupiter's main ring and, together with Metis, appears to be the source of the material making up this ring.
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 Adrastea (luna)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Adrastea ("una te de DRAS") es el segundo de las lunas sabidas de Júpiter (que cuentan hacia fuera del planeta).
Adrastea es anillo planetario de Júpiter interior y puede ser la fuente de algo de su material.
Adrastea es el punto en el muy central, montando la línea a horcajadas de los anillos jovian.
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