Moons of Jupiter

Moons of Jupiter

Table
Moons of Jupiter
name traditional numerical designation mean distance from centre of Jupiter (orbital radius; km) orbital period (sidereal period; Earth days)* inclination of orbit to planet's equator (degrees)
Metis XVI 128,000 0.295 0.021
Adrastea XV 129,000 0.298 0.027
Amalthea V 181,400 0.498 0.389
Thebe XIV 221,900 0.675 1.070
Io I 421,800 1.769 0.036
Europa II 671,100 3.551 0.467
Ganymede III 1,070,400 7.155 0.172
Callisto IV 1,882,700 16.69 0.307
Themisto XVIII 7,284,000 130.02 43.08
Leda XIII 11,165,000 240.92 27.46
Himalia VI 11,461,000 250.56 27.5
Lysithea X 11,717,000 259.2 28.3
Elara VII 11,741,000 259.64 26.63
S/2000 J 11 12,555,000 287 28.27
Carpo XLVI 17,058,000 456.3 51.4
S/2003 J 12 17,833,000 489.72 R 145.8
Euporie XXXIV 19,304,000 550.74 R 145.8
S/2003 J 3 20,224,000 583.88 R 143.7
S/2003 J 18 20,426,000 596.58 R 146.5
Orthosie XXXV 20,720,000 622.56 R 145.9
Euanthe XXXIII 20,797,000 620.49 R 148.9
Harpalyke XXII 20,858,000 623.32 R 148.6
Praxidike XXVII 20,908,000 625.39 R 149.0
Thyone XXIX 20,939,000 627.21 R 148.5
S/2003 J 16 20,956,000 616.33 R 148.6
Mneme XL 21,035,000 620.04 R 148.6
Iocaste XXIV 21,060,000 631.6 R 149.4
Helike XLV 21,069,000 626.32 R 154.8
Hermippe XXX 21,131,000 633.9 R 150.7
Thelxinoe XLII 21,164,000 628.09 R 151.4
Ananke XII 21,276,000 629.77 R 148.9
S/2003 J 15 22,630,000 689.77 R 140.8
Eurydome XXXII 22,865,000 717.33 R 150.3
S/2003 J 17 22,983,000 714.51 R 163.7
Pasithee XXXVIII 23,004,000 719.44 R 165.1
S/2003 J 10 23,044,000 716.25 R 164.1
Chaldene XXI 23,100,000 723.72 R 165.2
Isonoe XXVI 23,155,000 726.23 R 165.2
Erinome XXV 23,196,000 728.46 R 164.9
Kale XXXVII 23,217,000 729.47 R 165.0
Aitne XXXI 23,229,000 730.18 R 165.1
Taygete XX 23,280,000 732.41 R 165.2
Kallichore XLIV 23,288,000 728.73 R 165.5
Eukelade XLVII 23,328,000 730.47 R 165.5
Arche XLIII 23,355,000 731.95 R 165.0
S/2003 J 9 23,388,000 733.3 R 164.5
Carme XI 23,404,000 734.17 R 164.9
Kalyke XXIII 23,483,000 742.06 R 165.2
Sponde XXXVI 23,487,000 748.34 R 151.0
Megaclite XIX 23,493,000 752.86 R 152.8
S/2003 J 5 23,498,000 738.74 R 165.0
S/2003 J 19 23,535,000 740.43 R 162.9
S/2003 J 23 23,566,000 732.45 R 149.2
Hegemone XXXIX 23,577,000 739.88 R 155.2
Pasiphae VIII 23,624,000 743.63 R 151.4
Cyllene XLVIII 23,809,000 752 R 149.3
S/2003 J 4 23,933,000 755.26 R 144.9
Sinope IX 23,939,000 758.9 R 158.1
Aoede XLI 23,980,000 761.5 R 158.3
Autonoe XXVIII 24,046,000 760.95 R 152.9
Callirrhoe XVII 24,103,000 758.77 R 147.1
Kore XLIX 24,543,000 779.17 R 145.0
S/2003 J 2 28,455,000 981.55 R 151.8
name eccentricity of orbit rotation period (Earth days)** radius or radial dimensions (km) mass (1017 kg)*** mean density (g/cm3)
Metis 0.0012 sync. 21.5  (1)
Adrastea 0.0032 sync. 8.2 (0.07)
Amalthea 0.0032 sync. 83.5 20.8 0.86
Thebe 0.0176 sync. 49.3  (15)
Io 0.0041 sync. 1,821.6 893,200 3.53
Europa 0.0094 sync. 1,560.8 480,000 3.01
Ganymede 0.0013 sync. 2,631.2 1,482,000 1.94
Callisto 0.0074 sync. 2,410.3 1,076,000 1.83
Themisto 0.2428 4.0 (0.007)
Leda 0.1636 10.0 (0.11)
Himalia 0.1623 0.4 85.0 42 1.3–2.4
Lysithea 0.1124 18.0 (0.63)
Elara 0.2174 0.5 43.0 (8.7)
S/2000 J 11 0.248 2.0 (0.0005)
Carpo 0.4316 1.5 (0.0005)
S/2003 J 12 0.492 0.5 (0.00002)
Euporie 0.1432 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 3 0.1969 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 18 0.0601 1.0 (0.0002)
Orthosie 0.2808 1.0 (0.0002)
Euanthe 0.2321 1.5 (0.0005)
Harpalyke 0.2269 2.2 (0.001)
Praxidike 0.2311 3.4 (0.0043)
Thyone 0.2286 2.0 (0.0009)
S/2003 J 16 0.2266 1.0 (0.0002)
Mneme 0.2301 1.0 (0.0002)
Iocaste 0.2158 2.6 (0.0019)
Helike 0.1506 2.0 (0.0009)
Hermippe 0.2096 2.0 (0.0009)
Thelxinoe 0.2194 1.0 (0.0002)
Ananke 0.2435 14.0 (0.3)
S/2003 J 15 0.1944 1.0 (0.0002)
Eurydome 0.2759 1.5 (0.0005)
S/2003 J 17 0.2381 1.0 (0.0002)
Pasithee 0.2675 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 10 0.4294 1.0 (0.0002)
Chaldene 0.2521 1.9 (0.0008)
Isonoe 0.2471 1.9 (0.0008)
Erinome 0.2664 1.6 (0.0005)
Kale 0.2599 1.0 (0.0002)
Aitne 0.2643 1.5 (0.0005)
Taygete 0.2525 2.5 (0.0016)
Kallichore 0.2503 1.0 (0.0002)
Eukelade 0.2634 2.0 (0.0009)
Arche 0.2496 1.5 (0.0005)
S/2003 J 9 0.2627 0.5 (0.00002)
Carme 0.2533 23.0 (1.3)
Kalyke 0.2471 2.6 (0.0019)
Sponde 0.3121 1.0 (0.0002)
Megaclite 0.4198 2.7 (0.0021)
S/2003 J 5 0.2476 2.0 (0.0009)
S/2003 J 19 0.2559 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 23 0.2738 1.0 (0.0002)
Hegemone 0.3396 1.0 (0.0005)
Pasiphae 0.409 30.0  (3)
Cyllene 0.4115 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 4 0.362 1.0 (0.0002)
Sinope 0.2495 19.0 (0.7)
Aoede 0.4311 2.0 (0.0009)
Autonoe 0.3168 2.0 (0.0009)
Callirrhoe 0.2829 4.3 (0.0087)
Kore 0.3245 1.0 (0.0002)
S/2003 J 2 0.4074 1.0 (0.0009)
*R following the quantity indicates a retrograde orbit.
**Sync. = synchronous rotation; the rotation and orbital periods are the same.
***Quantities given in parentheses are poorly known.
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