Jupiter's Eighth Satellite


THE discovery at Greenwich Observatory of Jupiter's eighth satellite, its great distance from the planet, and its retrograde motion, have excited the interest of the astronomical world.

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FORBES, G. Jupiter's Eighth Satellite. Nature 78, 30–31 (1908). https://doi.org/10.1038/078030c0

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