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Aitne, Moon of Jupiter

Aitne is a Moon that orbits round the planet Jupiter. Its orbit circumference, the total distance it travels round its planetary parent is 143,875,729.78 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 29,505,133 km. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 44,960,052,992,916 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 2.6 g/cm3. Its volume is 14 km3.

Aitne was discovered on 9 December 2001 by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and J. Kleyna. Its orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Jupiter is 730.12 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 23,315,000 km, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The mass of the object is calculated at being 44,960,052,992,916 kg. The equatorial circumference of Aitne is 9.4 km. The mean radius of Aitne is 1.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km. The surface area of Aitne is 28.27 km2. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.001 m/s2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 8,211.0 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Aitne orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 165.058 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2655, it is the degree at which Aitne orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Aitne Facts

Orbital Circumference143,875,729.78 km
Furthest from parent (Apoasis)29,505,133 km
Mass44,960,052,992,916 kg
Density2.6 g/cm3
Volume14 km3
Date of Discovery9 December 2001
DiscovererScott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and J. Kleyna
Orbital Period730.12
Semi-Major Axis23,315,000 km
Mass44,960,052,992,916 kg
Equatorial Circumference9.4 km
Mean Radius1.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
Surface Area28.27 km2
Surface Gravity0.001 m/s2
Average Orbit Velocity8,211.0 km/h
Orbital Inclination165.058
Orbital Eccentricity0.2655

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