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Ananke
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Photo of the satellite Ananke of the planet Jupiter
Ananke   Jupiter XII

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 21.280.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) (reciprocal) - 629,8 d
Mean orbital velocity (reciprocal) - 2,44 km/s
Orbital inclination 148,9 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,244
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Discovered by Seth Barnes Nicholson 1951
Mass 3,82 × 1016 kg
Equatorial radius 10 km
Mean density 2,7 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,0184 km/s
Albedo 0,06
Apparent magnitude + 18,9 mvis
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Ananke was called to be the mother of the Moirae or Fates and is the personfication of (unalterable) necessity or the force of destiny.

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