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Metis
Metis, also known as Jupiter XVI, is the innermost moon of Jupiter. It was discovered in 1979 in images taken by Voyager 1, and was named in 1983 after the first wife of Zeus, Metis. Additional observations made between early 1996 and September 2003 by the Galileo spacecraft allowed its surface to be imaged. Metis (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description Metis, also known as Jupiter XVI, is the innermost moon of Jupiter. It was discovered in 1979 in images taken by Voyager 1, and was named in 1983 after the first wife of Zeus, Metis. Additional observations made between early 1996 and September 2003 by the Galileo spacecraft allowed its surface to be imaged. Metis (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by Stephen P. Synnott
Discovery date 4 March 1979
Type Moon
AddInfo Jupiter XVI
Satellite of Jupiter
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Synchronous
Apoapsis 06 127 974 km
Periapsis 06 128 026 km
Semi-major axis 06 128 000 km
Distance from Sun 01 5.202 60 au /01
Eccentricity 0.000 2
Orbital period 0.294 780 days | 7 hour, 4.5 min
Orbital speed 05 31 501 km/s
Inclination to the equator 000.06°
Diameter/Size 02 43.0 ± 4.0 km
Dimensions 60 × 40 × 34 km
Mass 1016×3.6 kg
Density  0.86 g/cm3
Axial tilt
Albedo Bond 0.061 ± 0.003
Temperature mean 03 123 K
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