Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

# Astronomy AnswersFrom the Astronomical Dictionary

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Helike

A moon of 4 km diameter at about 21,263,000 km from the planet Jupiter. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0002 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 633.3 days. The moon was discovered in 2003. Also called JXLV (Jupiter forty-five). Its provisional designation was S/2003 J6.