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Callisto, Moon of Jupiter

Callisto is a Moon that orbits round Jupiter rather than the Sun which our Earth orbits round. Its orbit circumference, the total distance it travels round its planetary parent is 11,829,191.03 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 1,896,632 km. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 107,593,737,963,819,000,000,000 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 1.834 g/cm3. Its volume is 1.834 g/cm3. It was discovered in the year 1610 by Galileo Galilei. Its takes 16.6890184 Earth days to do a full rotation period.

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 1,882,700 km, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The atmospheric gases within the atmosphere of the object are Carbon dioxide.

The mass of the object is calculated at being 107,593,737,963,819,000,000,000 kg. The equatorial circumference of Callisto is 15,144.4 km. The mean radius of Callisto is 2,410.3 km. The surface area of Callisto is 73,004,909.27 km2. The surface gravity of the said item is 1.236 m/s2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 29,531.6 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Callisto orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 0.192 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0074, it is the degree at which Callisto orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Image of the Jupiter moon of Callisto


Image of the Jupiter moon of Callisto

Callisto Facts


TypeMoon
Orbital Circumference11,829,191.03 km
Furthest from parent (Apoasis)1,896,632 km
Mass107,593,737,963,819,000,000,000 kg
Density1.834 g/cm3
Volume58,654,577,603 km3
Year of Discovery1610
DiscovererGalileo Galilei
Rotation Period16.6890184 Earth days
Semi-Major Axis1,882,700 km
Atmosphere GassesCarbon dioxide
Mass107,593,737,963,819,000,000,000 kg
Equatorial Circumference15,144.4 km
Mean Radius2,410.3 km
Surface Area73,004,909.27 km2
Surface Gravity1.236 m/s2
Average Orbit Velocity29,531.6 km/h
Orbital Inclination0.192
Orbital Eccentricity0.0074

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