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S/2000 J11: Facts & Figures
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Discovered By
S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, Y. R. Fernandez, and G. Magnier of the University of Hawaii with the 2.2-m reflector on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
Date of Discovery
December 5, 2000
Orbit Size Around Jupiter (semi-major axis)
Metric: 12,555,000 km
English: 7,801,315 miles
Scientific Notation: 1.256E+07 km (8.392E-02 A.U.)
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 9,441,360 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 15,668,640 km
English: 9,736,042 miles
Scientific Notation: 1.567E+07 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
287.0 Earth years
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 77,658,091.11 km
English: 48,254,500.66 miles
Scientific Notation: 7.766E+07 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 11,274.4 km/h
English: 7005.6 mph
Scientific Notation: 3132 m/s
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
Mean Radius
Metric: 2 km
English: 1.2 miles
Scientific Notation: 2.000E+00 km
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 12.6 km
English: 7.8 miles
Scientific Notation: 1.2566E+01 km
Metric: 34 km3
Scientific Notation: 3.351E+01 km3
Surface Area
Metric: 50.27 km2
English: 19.41 square miles
Scientific Notation: 5.026548E+01 km2
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Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014