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Carme, Moon of Jupiter

Carme 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 144,663,765.05 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 29,332,233 km. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 131,882,822,112,553,000 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 2.6 g/cm3. Its volume is 2.6 g/cm3. It was discovered on 30 July 1938 by Seth Barnes Nicholson.

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 23,404,000 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 131,882,822,112,553,000 kg. The equatorial circumference of Carme is 144.5 km. The mean radius of Carme is 23.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km. The surface area of Carme is 6,647.61 km2. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.017 m/s2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 8,210.2 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Carme orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 164.907 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2533, it is the degree at which Carme orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Carme Facts


TypeMoon
Orbital Circumference144,663,765.05 km
Furthest from parent (Apoasis)29,332,233 km
Mass131,882,822,112,553,000 kg
Density2.6 g/cm3
Volume50,965 km3
Date of Discovery30 July 1938
DiscovererSeth Barnes Nicholson
Semi-Major Axis23,404,000 km
Mass131,882,822,112,553,000 kg
Equatorial Circumference144.5 km
Mean Radius23.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
Surface Area6,647.61 km2
Surface Gravity0.017 m/s2
Average Orbit Velocity8,210.2 km/h
Orbital Inclination164.907
Orbital Eccentricity0.2533




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