# Pasiphae, Moon of Jupiter

**Pasiphae** 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 142,016,762.95 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 33,286,216 km. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 299,733,686,619,439,000 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 2.6 g/cm3. Its volume is 2.6 g/cm3. It was discovered on 27 January 1908 by Philibert Jacques Melotte.

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 23,624,000 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 299,733,686,619,439,000 kg. The equatorial circumference of Pasiphae is 188.5 km. The mean radius of Pasiphae is 30.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km. The surface area of Pasiphae is 11,309.73 km2. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.022 m/s2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 7,957.4 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Pasiphae orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 151.431 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.409, it is the degree at which Pasiphae orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

## Pasiphae Facts

Type | Moon |

Orbital Circumference | 142,016,762.95 km |

Furthest from parent (Apoasis) | 33,286,216 km |

Mass | 299,733,686,619,439,000 kg |

Density | 2.6 g/cm3 |

Volume | 113,097 km3 |

Date of Discovery | 27 January 1908 |

Discoverer | Philibert Jacques Melotte |

Semi-Major Axis | 23,624,000 km |

Mass | 299,733,686,619,439,000 kg |

Equatorial Circumference | 188.5 km |

Mean Radius | 30.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km |

Surface Area | 11,309.73 km2 |

Surface Gravity | 0.022 m/s2 |

Average Orbit Velocity | 7,957.4 km/h |

Orbital Inclination | 151.431 |

Orbital Eccentricity | 0.409 |

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