Metis (muin)

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Image o Metis wis taken bi Galileo's solit-state imagin seestem atween November 1996 an Juin 1997
Discovered biS. Synnott
Discovery date4 Mairch 1979
Orbital chairactereestics
Periapsis127974 km[a]
Apoapsis128026 km[a]
Mean orbit radius
128000 km (1.792 RJ)[1][2]
0.294780 d (7 h, 4.5 min)[1][2]
31.501 km/s[a]
Inclination0.06° (tae Jupiter's equator)[1][2]
Satellite oJupiter
Pheesical chairacteristics
Dimensions60 × 40 × 34 km3[3]
Mean radius
21.5±2.0 km[3]
Vollum≈ 42700 km3
Mass~3.6×1016 kg
Mean density
~0.86 g/cm3
Temperatur≈ 123 K

Metis (Greek: Μήτις), an aa kent as Jupiter XVI, is the innermaist muin o Jupiter.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Calculatit on the basis o ither parameters.

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Citit soorces

  • Burns, Joseph A.; Simonelli, Damon P.; Showalter, Mark R.; Hamilton, Douglas P.; Porco, Carolyn C.; Throop, Henry; Esposito, Larry W. (2004). "Jupiter's Ring-Moon System" (PDF). In Bagenal, Fran; Dowling, Timothy E.; McKinnon, William B. (eds.). Jupiter: The Planet, Satellites and Magnetosphere. Cambridge University Press. pp. 241–262. ISBN 978-0-521-81808-7.
  • Evans, M. W.; Porco, C. C.; Hamilton, D. P. (September 2002). "The Orbits of Metis and Adrastea: The Origin and Significance of their Inclinations". Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society. 34: 883. Bibcode:2002DPS....34.2403E.
  • Simonelli, D. P.; Rossier, L.; Thomas, P. C.; Veverka, J.; Burns, J. A.; Belton, M. J. S. (October 2000). "Leading/Trailing Albedo Asymmetries of Thebe, Amalthea, and Metis". Icarus. 147 (2): 353–365. Bibcode:2000Icar..147..353S. doi:10.1006/icar.2000.6474.
  • Thomas, P. C.; Burns, J. A.; Rossier, L.; Simonelli, D.; Veverka, J.; Chapman, C. R.; Klaasen, K.; Johnson, T. V.; Belton, M. J. S.; Galileo Solid State Imaging Team (September 1998). "The Small Inner Satellites of Jupiter". Icarus. 135 (1): 360–371. Bibcode:1998Icar..135..360T. doi:10.1006/icar.1998.5976.