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Eurydome: Facts & Figures
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Discovered By
Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna
Date of Discovery
9 December 2001
Orbit Size Around Jupiter (semi-major axis)
Metric: 23,148,000 km
English: 14,383,500 miles
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 16,763,782 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 29,532,218 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
1.963969884 Earth years
717.34 Earth days
By Comparison: Retrograde orbit
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 142,636,614.82 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 8,285.0 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
Mean Radius
Metric: 1.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
English: 0.9 miles
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 9.4 km
Metric: 14 km3
Metric: 44,960,052,992,916 kg
Scientific Notation: 4.4960 x 1013 kg
Metric: 2.6 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 28.27 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.001 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 7 km/h

Additional Information:

-USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature:

-JPL Solar System Dynamics:

-Solar System Moons: Discovery and Mythology by Jürgen Blunck; Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

-Encyclopedia of the Solar System, second edition; edited by Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman, and Torrence V. Johnson; Academic Press 2007

-Ellis Miner

-Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2010:
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