Jupiter's new minor moon S/2003 J21

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Jupiter's new minor moon S/2003 J21

Post #1by JackHiggins » 13.06.2003, 20:45

Hey all

A new minor moon of Jupiter has been discovered, and given the preliminary designation S/2003 J21. This brings the grand total to 61!! (Or 62 if you count Galileo, but not for much longer... :wink: )

Heres the code to add

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"2003 J21" "Sol/Jupiter"
{
   Class "moon"
   Texture "asteroid.jpg"
   Mesh "asteroid.cms"
   Radius 1.5 # ?

   EllipticalOrbit
   {
   Epoch 2452644.503472222
   Period 6.130088006158735E+02
   SemiMajorAxis 2.080226099613046E+07
   Eccentricity 1.893461306805739E-01
   Inclination 1.458205953467867E+02
   MeanAnomaly 1.562676497697204E+02
   AscendingNode 36.87726338877819
   ArgOfPericenter 5.828818828599924E+01
   }

   RotationPeriod 10.0 # ?
   Albedo 0.04 # ?
}


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Post #2by Borg Collective » 13.06.2003, 21:10

What is the current state of the Saturn's moons?
What am I doing? Ah, nothing much. Just laying on my bed, watching the stars, and sky, and keep asking myself: 'Where the Hell is my Roof?'.

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Post #3by JackHiggins » 13.06.2003, 21:39

Um... Saturn currently has 18 named & 12 numbered moons.
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Post #4by Borg Collective » 14.06.2003, 03:01

Lord of the Rings and Prince of the Moons...
What am I doing? Ah, nothing much. Just laying on my bed, watching the stars, and sky, and keep asking myself: 'Where the Hell is my Roof?'.


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