Iocaste (moon) facts for kids
Iocaste or Jupiter XXIV, is a non-spherical moon of Jupiter. It was found by a team of astronomers from the University of Hawaii led by Scott S. Sheppard in 2000, and given the designation S/2000 J 3.
Iocaste belongs to the Ananke group, believed to be the remnants of a break-up of a captured asteroid.
The moon is about 5 kilometres in diameter and appears grey, similar to C-type asteroids.
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