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S/2003 J18, Moon of Jupiter

S/2003 J18 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 606.3 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 20700, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which S/2003 J18 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 146.5 degrees.

S/2003 J18 Facts

Orbital DirectionRetrograde, opposite to the parents direction
Orbital Period (days)606.3
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)20700
Orbital Inclination (degrees)146.5

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