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Comparison: Himalia vs. Jupiter

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Discovered By
Charles Dillon Perrine
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
3 December 1904
Unknown
Average Orbit Distance
11,461,000 km
778,340,821 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
9,600,880 km
740,679,835 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
13,321,120 km
816,001,807 km
Equatorial Radius
85.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
69,911 km
Equatorial Circumference
534.1 km
439,263.8 km
Volume
2,572,441 km3
1,431,281,810,739,360 km3
Mass
6,744,007,948,937,370,000 kg
1,898,130,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
2.6 g/cm3
1.326 g/cm3
Surface Area
90,792.03 km2
61,418,738,571 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.062 m/s2
24.79 m/s2
Escape Velocity
370 km/h
216,720 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.685995893 sidereal years
11.862615 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
11,895.9 km/h
47,002 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.1623
0.04838624
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
27.496
1.304 degrees
Orbit Circumference
71,534,999.03 km
4,887,595,931 km

 

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Last Updated: 3 Nov 2014