Jovian Moon - Elara
For futher details see Himalia
Details for Elara at 22:00UT 20th March 2004
SATELLITE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:
Radius (km) = 40 +- 10 Density (g cm^-3) =
Mass (10^20 kg ) = Geometric Albedo = 0.03
V(1,0) = +10.07
SATELLITE ORBITAL DATA:
Semi-major axis, a (km) = 11737 (10^3) Orbital period = 259.6528 d
Eccentricity, e = 0.207 Rotational period = 0.5 d
Inclination, i (deg) = 28 Local invar ref. pln= Sun
RA 10 57 03.3207, DEC +08 42 25.884
Top image is about half an hour different from the bottom image. Digital sky survey image below that.
This image has been confirmed as Elara using a screen shot from the Guide software.
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