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Jupiter LXIX, originally known as S/2017 J 8, is an outer natural satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by Scott S. Sheppard and his team in 2017, but not announced until July 17, 2018, via a Minor Planet Electronic Circular from the Minor Planet Center.[1] It is about 1 kilometer in diameter and orbits at a semi-major axis of about 23,232,700 km with an inclination of about 164.7°.[2] It belongs to the Carme group.

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  1. ^ "MPEC 2018-O16 : S/2017 J 8". Minor Planet Center. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. ^ http://home.dtm.ciw.edu/users/sheppard/satellites/jupsatdata.html