Carpo (muin)

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Carpo
Carpo.png
Airteestic representation o Carpo, wi Jupiter in the backgrund
Discovery
Discovered bi Scott S. Sheppard et al.
Discovery date 2003
Orbital chairactereestics
Mean orbit radius
17.145 Gm
Eccentricity 0.4316[1]
458.625 days
Inclination 56° tae the ecliptic
Pheesical chairacteristics
Mean radius
~1.5 km

Carpo (Greek: Καρπώ), an aa Jupiter XLVI, is a naitural satellite o Jupiter. It wis discovered bi a team o astronomers frae the Varsity o Hawaii led bi Scott S. Sheppard in 2003, an wis provisionally designatit as S/2003 J 20[2][3] until it received its name in early 2005.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Jacobson, R. A. (2006) JUP262 (2007-06-28). "Planetary Satellite Mean Orbital Parameters". JPL/NASA. Retrieved 2008-01-19. 
  2. Daniel W. E. Green (April 30, 2003). "IAUC 8125: S/2003 J 19 and S/2003 J 20". International Astronomical Union. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2016-03-05. 
  3. MPEC 2003-G67: S/2003 J 20 2003 April (discovery and ephemeris)
  4. Daniel W. E. Green (March 30, 2005). "IAUC 8502: Satellites of Jupiter". International Astronomical Union.