**Carme**

Jupiter XI

Carme [KAR-mee] is the fourteenth known satellite of Jupiter. Carme and Zeus were the parents of Britomartis, a Cretan goddess. Very little is known about Carme.

Carme Statistics | |
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Discovered by | S. Nicholson |

Date of discovery | 1938 |

Mass (kg) | 9.56e+16 |

Mass (Earth = 1) | 1.5997e-08 |

Equatorial radius (km) | 20 |

Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) | 3.1358e-03 |

Mean density (gm/cm^3) | 2.8 |

Mean distance from Jupiter (km) | 22,600,000 |

Rotational period (days) | ? |

Orbital period (days) | -692 |

Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) | -2.37 |

Orbital eccentricity | 0.2068 |

Orbital inclination (degrees) | 163 |

Escape velocity (km/sec) | 0.0253 |

Visual geometric albedo | ? |

Magnitude (Vo) | 18.0 |