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Comparison: Ananke vs. Jupiter

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Discovered By
Seth Barnes Nicholson
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
28 September 1951
Average Orbit Distance
21,276,000 km
778,340,821 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
16,095,294 km
740,679,835 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
26,456,706 km
816,001,807 km
Equatorial Radius
14.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
69,911 km
Equatorial Circumference
88.0 km
439,263.8 km
11,494 km3
1,431,281,810,739,360 km3
29,973,368,661,943,900 kg
1,898,130,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
2.6 g/cm3
1.326 g/cm3
Surface Area
2,463.01 km2
61,418,738,571 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.010 m/s2
24.79 m/s2
Escape Velocity
61 km/h
216,720 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
1.72421629 sidereal years
11.862615 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
8,712.0 km/h
47,002 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
1.304 degrees
Orbit Circumference
131,676,895.83 km
4,887,595,931 km


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Last Updated: 25 Mar 2015