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Carme
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Photo of the satellite Carme of the planet Jupiter
Carme   Jupiter XI

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 23.400.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) (reciprocal) - 734,2 d
Mean orbital velocity (reciprocal) - 2,38 km/s
Orbital inclination 164,9 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,253
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Discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson 1938
Mass 9,56 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 15 km
Mean density 2,8 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,0253 km/s
Albedo 0,06
Apparent magnitude + 18,0 mvis
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Carme was a daughter of Euboulos and was one of the many lovers of Zeus. Britomartis was the daughter of Zeus and Carme.

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