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S/2003 J16, Moon of Jupiter

S/2003 J16 is a Moon that orbits round the planet Jupiter.

The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Jupiter is 595.4 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 21000, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which S/2003 J16 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 148.6 degrees.

S/2003 J16 Facts

Orbital DirectionRetrograde, opposite to the parents direction
Orbital Period (days)595.4
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)21000
Orbital Inclination (degrees)148.6

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