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Jupiter LIII

Proper NameDia
DesignationJupiter LIII
Primary PlanetJupiter
Orbital Period274 days
Mean Distance from JupiterSemi-Major Axis: 12,570,424 km
Periapsis: 9,983,431 km
Apoapsis: 15,157,417
Rotation PeriodNot known
Mean Diameterc.4 km
c.2.5 miles
NotesA small moon that follows an inclined orbit around Jupiter beyond the large Galilean Moons. Dia is likely a member of the Himalia group, a collection of moons thought to have originated as an asteroid captured and broken apart by Jupiter's intense gravity.


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