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S/2010 J 1: Overview
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Discovery
S/2010 J1 was discovered on 7 September 2010 by R. Jacobson, M. Brozovic, B. Gladman, and M. Alexandersen using the Palomer 5-m Hale telescope in California.

How S/2010 J1 Got its Name:
S/2010 J1 was so designated because it is a satellite (S) that was discovered in 2010, and was the 1st satellite of Jupiter (J) to be found that year.

Just the Facts
Orbit Size (semi-major axis):  14,486,856 miles
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