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Planet Jupiter Moons: Elara

Elara is a moon of the planet Jupiter.

For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the planets.

Elara Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 7.77e+17
Radius (km) 38
Density (gm/cm3) 3.3
Distance from Jupiter (km) 11,737,000
Period of rotation (days) 0.5
Period of orbit (days) 259.6528
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 3.29
Eccentricity of orbit 0.2072
Inclination of orbit (°) 24.77
Visual albedo 0.03
Visual magnitude 16.77

This moon is too faint to be viewed in any amateur telescopes.





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