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Planet Jupiter Moons: Thebe

Thebe is a moon of the planet Jupiter.

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

Thebe Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 7.77e+17
Radius (km) 55x45
Density (gm/cm3) 1.5
Distance from Jupiter (km) 221,895
Period of rotation (days) 0.674536
Period of orbit (days) 0.674536
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 23.93
Eccentricity of orbit 0.0183
Inclination of orbit (°) 1.0659
Visual albedo 0.05
Visual magnitude 15.7

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





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