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Jupiter VIII


Pasiphae [pah-SIF-ah-ee] is the fifteenth known satellite of Jupiter. Very little is known about Pasiphae.

Pasiphae Statistics
 Discovered byP. Melotte 
 Date of discovery1908 
 Mass (kg)1.91e+17 
 Mass (Earth = 1)3.1961e-08 
 Equatorial radius (km)25 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)3.9197e-03 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)2.9 
 Mean distance from Jupiter (km)23,500,000 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)-735 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)-2.32 
 Orbital eccentricity0.378 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)147 
 Escape velocity (km/sec)0.0319 
 Visual geometric albedo
 Magnitude (Vo)17.03 


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