Thebe is a Moon that orbits round the planet Jupiter. It is also know by other designations, JXIV, S/1979 J2. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 1,498,668,433,097,190,000 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 3. Its volume is 501914.
It was discovered in the year 1980 by Voyager science team.
The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Jupiter is 0.6745 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..
The Equatorial Radius of the object is 49km. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.
The Escape Velocity of the object is 229 km/h. The Escape Velocity is the speed an object needs to be travelling in order to break free from the objects gravity. The larger an object is, the more velocity (speed) is needed to break free from the object.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 221.9, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.
The equatorial circumference of Thebe is 309.8 km. The surface area of Thebe is 30,542.44. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.041. The Mean orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 86057.50 km/h. The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 221900.00.
The orbital inclination, the angle at which Thebe orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 0.8 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0176, it is the degree at which Thebe orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.
The Jupiter Inner Moon Group are a small group of four moons that orbit close to the planet. The biggest of the group is Amalthea which the group is usually named after. The closest is Metis.
|Designations||JXIV, S/1979 J2|
|Orbital Direction||Prograde, same as the parents direction|
|Year of Discovery||1980|
|Discoverer||Voyager science team|
|Orbital Period (days)||0.6745|
|Equatorial Radius (km)||49|
|Escape Velocity (km/h)||229|
|Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)||221.9|
|Equatorial Circumference (km)||309.8|
|Surface Area (km^2)||30,542.44|
|Surface Gravity (m/s^2)||0.041|
|Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)||86057.50|
|Average Orbit Distance (km)||221900.00|
|Orbital Inclination (degrees)||0.8|
There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.
You can decline to give a name which if that is the case, the comment will be attributed to a random star. A name is preferred even if its a random made up one by yourself.