Amalthea, also known as Jupiter V

Amalthea, also known as Jupiter V, is the third moon of Jupiter. It was discovered on September 9th, 1892.

Amalthea is in a close orbit to Jupiter. On its surface, Jupiter would be an amazing sight in its sky, appearing 46.5 degrees in diameter.


  • Diameter (km): 167 ± 4.0
  • Mass: 208 kg
  • Semi-major axis (km): 181,366 km
  • Orbital period: +11h 57m 23s
  • Inclination: 0.374°
  • Orbital eccentricity: 0.0032
  • Discovered: 1892
  • Planet: Jupiter

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