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Amalthea

Line breaks: Amal|thea
Pronunciation: /əˈmalθɪə
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Amalthea in English:

A satellite of Jupiter, the third closest to the planet, being reddish in colour and heavily cratered (262 km long and 146 km across).

Origin

from the name of a goat in Greek Mythology, which suckled the infant Zeus.

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