Sinope [sah-NOH-pee] is the outermost known satellite of Jupiter. Very little is known about Sinope.
Discovered by S. Nicholson
Date of discovery 1914
Mass (kg) 7.77e+16
Mass (Earth = 1) 1.3002e-08
Equatorial radius (km) 18
Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) 2.8222e-03
Mean density (gm/cm^3) 3.1
Mean distance from Jupiter (km) 23,700,000
Rotational period (days) ?
Orbital period (days) -758
Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) -2.27
Orbital eccentricity 0.275
Orbital inclination (degrees) 153
Escape velocity (km/sec) 0.0240
Visual geometric albedo ?
Magnitude (Vo) 18.3
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