Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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From the Astronomical Dictionary


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Pasiphae

A moon of 60 km diameter at about 23,624,000 km from the planet Jupiter. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0023 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 741.6 days. The moon was discovered in 1908. Also called JVIII (Jupiter eight).