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Elara





Elara
The thirteenth known moon of Jupiter; also called Jupiter VII.


discovery 1905, by Charles Perrine
semimajor axis 11,788,000 km (7,326,000 miles)
diameter 86 km (53 miles)
mean density 2.6 g/cm3
escape velocity 0.022 km/s (79 km/h, 49 mph)
orbital period 261.14 days
orbital eccentricity 0.195
orbital inclination 29.69°
visual albedo 0.04


Related entry

   • Jupiter, moons


elated category

   • PLANETS AND MOONS


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