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Jupiter L

Proper NameHerse
DesignationJupiter L
Primary PlanetJupiter
Family / ClassCarme Group
Orbital Period1 year, 350 days, 3.5 hours (retrograde)
Distance from JupiterSemi-Major Axis: 23,408,000 km
Periapsis: 17,839,000 km
Apoapsis: 28,977,000 km
Rotation PeriodNot known
Mean Diameter2 km
1.2 miles
NotesThis tiny moon of Jupiter belongs to a related group of small moons orbiting around the fringes of the Jovian system. Herse and its fellow moons likely broke away from Carme, by far the largest of the group, due to an impact in the distant past.


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