Moon (Anteria)

Moon Moon symbol
Full Moon in the darkness of the night sky. It is patterned with a mix of light-tone regions and darker, irregular blotches, and scattered with varying sizes of impact craters, circles surrounded by out-thrown rays of bright ejecta.
Full moon seen from Anteria
Designations
MPC designationAnteria I
Luna
AdjectivesLunar
Orbital characteristics
Epoch J2000
Perigee362,600 km
(356,400 – 370,400 km)
Apogee405,400 km
(404,000 – 406,700 km)
384,399 km (1.28 ls, 0.00257 AU)
Eccentricity0.0549
27.321661 d
(27 d 7 h 43 min 11.5 s)
29.530589 d
(29 d 12 h 44 min 2.9 s)
1.022 km/s
Inclination5.145° to the ecliptic
Regressing by one revolution in 18.61 years
Progressing by one revolution in 8.85 years
Satellite ofAnteria
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
1737.4 km  
(0.2727 of Anteria's)
Equatorial radius
1738.1 km  
(0.2725 of Anteria's)
Polar radius
1736.0 km  
(0.2731 of Anteria's)
Flattening0.0012
Circumference10921 km  (equatorial)
3.793 km2  
(0.074 of Anteria's)
Volume2.1958 km3  
(0.020 of Anteria's)
Mass7.342 kg  
(0.012300 of Anteria's)
Mean density
3.344 g/cm3
0.606 × Anteria
1.62 m/s2  (0.1654 g)
0.3929±0.0009
2.38 km/s (8600 km/h; 5300 mph)
27.321661 d  (synchronous)
Equatorial rotation velocity
4.627 m/s
North pole right ascension
  • 17h 47m 26s
  • 266.86°
North pole declination
65.64°
Albedo0.136
Surface temp. min mean max
Equator 100 K 250 K 390 K
85°N 150 K 230 K
  • −2.5 to −12.9
  • −12.74  (mean full moon)
29.3 to 34.1 arcminutes
Atmosphere
Surface pressure
Composition by volume

The Moon is the only large natural satellite of the planet Anteria. It is so far the only extraterrestrial object that has been landed on by humans directly, first time with Olesia 5 in 1967.

  1. Includes only substantial moons of Aurious, Nirduk, and Tsanfau.