Pasiphae [pah-SIF-ah-ee] is the fifteenth known satellite of Jupiter. Very little is known about Pasiphae.
Discovered by P. Melotte
Date of discovery 1908
Mass (kg) 1.91e+17
Mass (Earth = 1) 3.1961e-08
Equatorial radius (km) 25
Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) 3.9197e-03
Mean density (gm/cm^3) 2.9
Mean distance from Jupiter (km) 23,500,000
Rotational period (days) ?
Orbital period (days) -735
Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) -2.32
Orbital eccentricity 0.378
Orbital inclination (degrees) 147
Escape velocity (km/sec) 0.0319
Visual geometric albedo ?
Magnitude (Vo) 17.03
Jupiter Carme Sinope
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