Meaning of Callisto



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Definition: 1

Also, Kallisto. Classical Mythology. a nymph attendant on Artemis, punished for a love affair with Zeus by being changed into a bear and then transformed into stars as the constellation Ursa Major.

Definition: 2

Astronomy. a large natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.

Definition: 3

(Greek myth) a nymph who attracted the love of Zeus and was changed into a bear by Hera. Zeus then set her in the sky as the constellation Ursa Major

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the second largest (but faintest) of the four Galilean satellites of Jupiter, discovered in 1610 by Galileo. Approximate diameter: 4800 km; orbital radius: 1 883 000 km See also Galilean satellite