S/2003 J 12 facts for kids
|Discovered by||Scott S. Sheppard et al.|
Mean orbit radius
|17.740 million km|
S/2003 J 12 is about 1 kilometre in diameter, and orbits Jupiter at an average distance of 17,740,000 km in 482.691 days, at an inclination of 143° to Jupiter's equator), with an orbital eccentricity of 0.4449.
It is the closest of the farther non-spherical retrograde moons of Jupiter, and does not seem to belong to any group.
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