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Thebe
Thebe also known as Jupiter XIV, is the fourth of Jupiter's moons by distance from the planet. It was discovered by Stephen P. Synnott in images from the Voyager 1 space probe taken on March 5, 1979, while making its flyby of Jupiter. In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological nymph Thebe. Thebe (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description Thebe also known as Jupiter XIV, is the fourth of Jupiter's moons by distance from the planet. It was discovered by Stephen P. Synnott in images from the Voyager 1 space probe taken on March 5, 1979, while making its flyby of Jupiter. In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological nymph Thebe. Thebe (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by Stephen P. Synnott / Voyager 1
Discovery date 5 March 1979
Type Moon
AddInfo Jupiter XIV
Satellite of Jupiter
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Synchronous
Apoapsis 06 226 000 km
Periapsis 06 218 000 km
Semi-major axis 06  221 889.0 ± 0.6 km
Distance from Sun 01 5.202 60 au /04
Eccentricity 0.017 5 ± 0.000 4
Orbital period 0.674 536 ± 0.000 001 day | 16 hour 11.3 min
Orbital speed 02 23.92 km/s
Inclination to the ecliptic 001.080
Inclination to the equator 001.076°
Diameter/Size 02 98.6 ± 4.0 km
Dimensions 116 × 98 × 84 km
Mass 1017×4.3 kg
Density  0.86 g/cm3
Surface gravity  0.013 m/s2
Escape velocity 02 25 m/s
Rotation period 0.674 536 ± 0.000 001 day
Axial tilt
Albedo geometric 0.047 ± 0.003
Temperature mean 02 124 K
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