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Lysithea
Lysithea
Satellite of Jupiter
Diameter unknown
Discovery date July 6, 1938
Discovered by S. B. Nicholson

Lysithea is a prograde irregular satellite of Jupiter. It was discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson in 1938 at Mount Wilson Observatory and is named after the mythological Lysithea, daughter of Oceanus and one of Zeus' lovers.