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Himalia
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Photo of the satellite Himalia of the planet Jupiter
Himalia   Jupiter VI

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Mean distance from the planet Jupiter 11.460.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Jupiter (sideric) 250,57 d
Mean orbital velocity 3,33 km/s
Orbital inclination 27,63 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Jupiter 0,162
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Discovered by Charles Dillon Perrine 1904
Mass 9,56 × 1018 kg
Equatorial radius 85 km
Mean density 2,8 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,117 km/s
Rotational period 0,4 d
Albedo 0,03
Apparent magnitude + 14,8 mvis
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A Cyprian nymph who bore three sons of Zeus, among which Cronius.

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File icon The Jupiter Satellite Page
Scott S. Sheppard
File icon NASA/JPL (Cassini) - Himalia
Link to the page "Views of the Solar System"
File icon Welcome to the Planets
Online version of the "Planetary Data System Educational CD-ROM"
File icon A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System - The Nine Planets
© William A. Arnett
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