Circular No. 8088 S/2003 J 8 Further to IAUC 8087, S. S. Sheppard reports another satellite of Jupiter found on CCD images taken at Mauna Kea during Feb. 8-Mar. 5 (MPEC 2003-E15). After computing the preliminary orbit, B. G. Marsden made a linkage to Mauna Kea observations in Jan. 2002, then finding e = 0.26, i = 153 deg, P = 781 days, H = 15.9 (MPEC 2003-E24). (C) Copyright 2003 CBAT 2003 March 6 (8088) Daniel W. E. Green
Back to Jupiter's New irregular satellites of 2003.
To learn more about the satellites of Jupiter visit The Jupiter Satellite Page.