Jupiter VIII

Pasiphae [pah-SIF-ah-ee] is the fifteenth known satellite of Jupiter. Very little is known about Pasiphae.

Pasiphae Statistics | |
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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 |

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