Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Praxidike

A moon of 6 km diameter at about 20,907,000 km from the planet Jupiter. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0003 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 617.4 days. The moon was discovered in 2000. Also called JXXVII (Jupiter twenty-seven). Its provisional designation was S/2000 J7.