Planet Jupiter Data

Orbital Elements
Semimajor Axis:5.2029 AU
Eccentricity:0.0484
Inclination:1.304°
Argument of Perifocus:274.3°
Longitude of Ascending Node:100.4°
Mean Motion:0.083129454° per day
Time of Periapsis:2011 Mar 13, 05:19 UT
Orbital Period:11.856523 years
Mass:317.83 ME
Equatorial Radius (1 bar):11.209 RE
Rotational Inclination:3.12°
Rotational Period:9.894 hours

Satellites

Satellite Name Orbital Semimajor Axis (km) Orbital Period (days) Mass (kg) Discovery
Discoverer NameAnnouncement Date
Metis 1.2796·1050.294780  S. Synott1980
Adrastea 1.2898·1050.29826  D. Jewitt & E. Danielson1979
Amalthea 1.813·1050.498179  E. E. Barnard1892
Thebe 2.219·1050.6745  S. Synott1980
Io 4.216·1051.7691388.93·1022 G. Galilei1610
Europa 6.709·1053.5518104.80·1022 G. Galilei1610
Ganymede 1.070·1067.1545531.482·1023 G. Galilei1610
Callisto 1.883·10616.6890181.076·1023 G. Galilei1610
Themisto 7.3981·106130.00  T.B. Spahr, et al.2000 Jul 20
Leda 1.1094·107238.72  Kowal1974
Himalia 1.1480·107250.5662  C. Perrine1904
Lysithea 1.1720·107259.22  S. Nicholson1938
Elara 1.1737·107259.6528  C. Perrine1905
S/2000 J 11 1.2623·107289.73  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Carpo 1.7056·107455.07  B. Gladman, et al.2003 Apr 14
S/2003 J 3 1.8291·107505.36 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
S/2003 J 12 1.900·107533.3 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 7
Euporie 1.9509·107556.69 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Chaldene 2.0299·107590.86 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Euanthe 2.0412·107595.78 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Mneme 2.0500·107599.65 (retrograde)  B. Gladman, et al.2003 May 29
S/2003 J 16 2.1·107600 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 3
S/2003 J 18 2.1·107600 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 4
Iocaste 2.0643·107605.91 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Orthosie 2.0850·107615.05 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Harpalyke 2.0918·107618.06 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Helike 2.098·107617.3 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
Praxidike 2.1098·107626.07 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Hermippe 2.1158·107628.74 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Ananke 2.12·107631 (retrograde)  S. Nicholson1951
Thyone 2.1321·107636.02 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Thelxinoe 2.1403·107639.68 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2004 Jan 24
Taygete 2.1672·107651.78 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Erinome 2.1868·107660.64 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
S/2003 J 15 2.2·107670 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 3
Kale 2.2301·107680.35 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Kallichore 2.240·107683 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 7
S/2003 J 9 2.244·107683 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 7
S/2003 J 17 2.2·107690 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 3
Sponde 2.2548·107691.71 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Carme 2.26·107692 (retrograde)  S. Nicholson1938
S/2003 J 19 2.2746·107700.83 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 12
Isonoe 2.2805·107703.55 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Autonoe 2.2958·107710.63 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
S/2003 J 4 2.3196·107721.71 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
Eurydome 2.3263·107724.87 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Megaclite 2.3439·107733.11 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
Callirrhoe 2.3498·107735.89 (retrograde)  Spacewatch1999
Pasiphae 2.35·107736 (retrograde)  P. Melotte1908
Cyllene 2.4·107740 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 2
Aoede 2.3744·107747.45 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
Arche 2.3765·107748.46 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 Dec 18
Pasithee 2.3780·107749.17 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Sinope 2.37·107758 (retrograde)  S. Nicholson1914
S/2003 J 23 2.3991·107759.15 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2004 Jan 31
S/2003 J 5 2.4020·107760.51 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
Kalyke 2.4136·107766.03 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2001 Jan 5
S/2003 J 10 2.425·107767.0 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 7
Aitne 2.4290·107773.40 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2002 May 15
Hegemone 2.4448·107780.96 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 6
Eukelade 2.456·107781.6 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4
S/2003 J 14 2.5·107810 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Apr 3
S/2003 J 2 2.8494·107982.61 (retrograde)  S.S. Sheppard, et al.2003 Mar 4

1 AU = 1.49597870691·1011 m            1 year = 365.25 days = 31557600 s
1 ME = 5.9742·1024 kg            1 RE = 6.378136·106 m


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