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Eurydome, Moon of Jupiter

Eurydome 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 142,636,614.82 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 29,532,218 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 2.6 g/cm3. It was discovered on 9 December 2001 by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna.

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 23,148,000 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 Eurydome is 9.4 km. The mean radius of Eurydome is 1.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km. The surface area of Eurydome 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 8,285.0 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Eurydome orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 150.206 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.2758, it is the degree at which Eurydome orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Eurydome Facts


TypeMoon
Orbital Circumference142,636,614.82 km
Furthest from parent (Apoasis)29,532,218 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 Jan T. Kleyna
Semi-Major Axis23,148,000 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 Velocity8,285.0 km/h
Orbital Inclination150.206
Orbital Eccentricity0.2758

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