Carpo, also known Jupiter XLVL or S/2003 J 20, is a moon that orbits Jupiter. Carpo has a mass of 44,960,052,992,916 kilograms, a volume of 14 kilometers cubed and a mean diameter of 3 kilometers. Carpo has an orbital period of 456.1 Earth Days with an orbital velocity of 9298 kilometers per hour.
Profile of Carpo
Carpo was discovered in 2003 by American Astronomer Scott Sander Sheppard who was The Leader of a Team of Astronomers from The University of Hawaii. Carpo tends to incline in orbit around Jupiter every now and then. Carpo was named after The Classical World goddess of The Fruits of The World, Karpo. Karpo was one of the Horae, the goddesses of The Seasons.
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