Dwarf Planet Makemake Data


Original Image Credit: NASA and ESA
Cropped version above created by: Alexander J. Willman, Jr.

Orbital Elements
Semimajor Axis:45.79 AU
Eccentricity:0.159
Inclination:28.963°
Argument of Perifocus:298.4°
Longitude of Ascending Node:79.4°
Mean Motion:0.003180° per day
Time of Periapsis:1879 November
Orbital Period:309.9 years
Mass:0.0007 ME
Equatorial Radius:0.1 RE
Rotational Inclination:?
Rotational Period:?
Surface Temperature:~ -240°C
Atmosphere:Trace

Satellites

Satellite Name Orbital Semimajor Axis (km) Orbital Period (days) Mass (kg) Discovery
Discoverer NameAnnouncement Date
S/2015 (136472) 1 21000> 12  A. H. Parker, et al2016 April 26

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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This page was last updated: 2016 April 27
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