Euanthe //, also known as Jupiter XXXIII, is a retrograde irregular satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by a team of astronomers from the University of Hawaii led by Scott S. Sheppard in 2001, and given the temporary designation S/2001 J 7.
Discovery images of Euanthe by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in December 2001
|Discovered by||Scott S. Sheppard et al.|
|Discovery site||Mauna Kea Obs.|
|Discovery date||11 December 2001|
|S/2001 J 7|
|Orbital characteristics |
Euanthe is about 3 kilometres in diameter, and orbits Jupiter at an average distance of 20,465 Mm in 598.093 days, at an inclination of 143° to the ecliptic (142° to Jupiter's equator) with an eccentricity of 0.2001.
Euanthe belongs to the Ananke group, retrograde irregular moons that orbit Jupiter between 19.3 and 22.7 Gm, at inclinations of roughly 150°.
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