Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Thelxinoe

A moon of 2 km diameter at about 21,162,000 km from the planet Jupiter. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0000 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 628.8 days. The moon was discovered in 2004. Also called JXLII (Jupiter forty-two). Its provisional designation was S/2003 J22.