Jupiter IX

Sinope [sah-NOH-pee] is the outermost known satellite of Jupiter. Very little is known about Sinope.

Sinope Statistics | |
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Discovered by | S. Nicholson |

Date of discovery | 1914 |

Mass (kg) | 7.77e+16 |

Mass (Earth = 1) | 1.3002e-08 |

Equatorial radius (km) | 18 |

Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) | 2.8222e-03 |

Mean density (gm/cm^3) | 3.1 |

Mean distance from Jupiter (km) | 23,700,000 |

Rotational period (days) | ? |

Orbital period (days) | -758 |

Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) | -2.27 |

Orbital eccentricity | 0.275 |

Orbital inclination (degrees) | 153 |

Escape velocity (km/sec) | 0.0240 |

Visual geometric albedo | ? |

Magnitude (Vo) | 18.3 |

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