Himalia

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Himalia
Himalia is the largest irregular satellite of Jupiter, the sixth largest overall in size, and only the four Galilean moons of Jupiter have greater mass. It is one of the largest planetary moons in the Solar System not imaged in detail. Himalia (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description Himalia is the largest irregular satellite of Jupiter, the sixth largest overall in size, and only the four Galilean moons of Jupiter have greater mass. It is one of the largest planetary moons in the Solar System not imaged in detail. Himalia (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by Charles Dillon Perrine
Discovery date December 3, 1904
Type Moon
AddInfo Jupiter VI
Satellite of Jupiter
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Direct
Apoapsis 08 13 082 000 km
Periapsis 07 9 782 900 km
Semi-major axis 08 11 460 000 km
Distance from Sun 01 5.202 60 au /11
Eccentricity 0.16
Orbital period 250.56 days | 0.704 year
Orbital speed 01 3.312 km/s
Inclination to the ecliptic 027.50°
Inclination to the equator 029.59°
Diameter/Size 03 170 km
Mass 1018×6.7 kg
Density 01 2.6 g/cm3
Surface gravity  0.062 m/s2
Escape velocity 03 100 m/s
Rotation period 7.782 hours
Albedo geometric 0.04
Temperature mean 03 124 K | −149 °C
Apparent magnitude 14.6
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