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Planet Jupiter Moons: Himalia

Himalia is a moon of the planet Jupiter.

For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the planets.

Himalia Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 9.56e+18
Radius (km) 93
Density (gm/cm3) 2.8
Distance from Jupiter (km) 11,480,000
Period of rotation (days) 0.4
Period of orbit (days) 250.5662
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 3.34
Eccentricity of orbit 0.1580
Inclination of orbit (°) 27.63
Visual albedo 0.03
Visual magnitude 14.84

This moon can be viewed in many amateur telescopes.





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