Our Astronomical Column

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    DISCOVERY OF A NEW SATELLITE TO JUPITER.—A telegram from New York announces that Prof. Barnard, of the Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton, California, has discovered a fifth satellite to Jupiter. It is of the thirteenth magnitude, with a period of revolution round the primary of 17h. 36m., its distance from the centre of the planet being 112,400 miles.

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    Our Astronomical Column. Nature 46, 476 (1892) doi:10.1038/046476a0

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