Thebe, The Fourth Moon closest to Jupiter. Also known as Jupiter XIV, Thebe was discovered by Voyager 1 Space Probe in 1979 and it's original title was S/1979 J 2. Thebe is the second largest inner natural satellite of Jupiter and has craters and mountains the size of Luna(our moon).
Thebe has a surface area of 30,542.44 kilometers squared and a mean radius of 49.3 plus or minus 2 kilometers. Thebe has a surface gravity of 0.013 meters per second squared and zero axial tilt. Thebe's average orbital speed is 23.92 kilometers per second and it takes 0.6745 Earth days to orbit around Jupiter all the way around. Thebe has a volume of 500,000 kilometers cubed and it takes a velocity of 20-30 meters per second to escape its gravitational pull. Other characteristics are it's weird irregular shaped and it's reddish surface.
The Classical World had a lot of characters in their Traditional Religion with the name of Thebe. Thebe in one count is the daughter of Cilix, whose brothers were Cadmus, Phoenix & Europa, and was wife to Corybas who was a son of Cybele. In a another account Thebe is a titaness who is named Phoebe. In a another telling, Thebe is an Amazon, a warrior woman of the Amazon tribe who lived somewhere in Asia Minor(Anatolia) which was in Ancient Troy in modern day Turkey. In a another account Thebe is eponym of Thebes, Egypt who was also a consort of Zeus(Jupiter in Roman). In one other account Thebe is a daughter of Zeus and Megaclieite and sister of Locrus. Locrus helped build the city of Thebes. Thebe has many accounts, most revolving around Zeus/Jupiter, so it only makes sense that one of the moons that revolves around Jupiter in space.
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