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Herse

Jupiter L

Proper NameHerse
DesignationJupiter L
Primary PlanetJupiter
Orbital Period1 year, 350 days, 3.5 hours (retrograde)
Distance from JupiterSemi-Major Axis: 22,134,306 km
Periapsis: 16,868,555 km
Apoapsis: 27,400,057 km
Eccentricity0.2379
Rotation PeriodNot known
Mean Diameter2 km
1.2 miles
NotesThis tiny moon of Jupiter belongs to a related group of small moons orbiting around the fringes of the Jovian system. Herse and its fellow moons likely broke away from Carme, by far the largest of the group, due to an impact in the distant past.

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