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Comparison: Callisto vs. Jupiter

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Discovered By
Galileo Galilei
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
Average Orbit Distance
1,882,700 km
778,340,821 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
1,868,768 km
740,679,835 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
1,896,632 km
816,001,807 km
Equatorial Radius
2,410.3 km
69,911 km
Equatorial Circumference
15,144.4 km
439,263.8 km
58,654,577,603 km3
1,431,281,810,739,360 km3
107,593,737,963,819,000,000,000 kg
1,898,130,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
1.834 g/cm3
1.326 g/cm3
Surface Area
73,004,909.27 km2
61,418,738,571 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
1.236 m/s2
24.79 m/s2
Escape Velocity
8,787 km/h
216,720 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
16.6890184 Earth days
0.41354 sidereal days
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.04569473 sidereal years
11.862615 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
29,531.6 km/h
47,002 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
0.192 degree
1.304 degrees
Orbit Circumference
11,829,191.03 km
4,887,595,931 km
Atmospheric Constituents
Carbon dioxide
Hydrogen, Helium


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Last Updated: 25 Mar 2015