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Naiad
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Photo of the satellite Naiad of the planet Neptune
Naiad   Neptune III (S/1989 N6)

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Mean distance from the planet Neptune 48.227 km
Orbital period around the planet Neptune (sideric) 0,294 d
Mean orbital velocity 11,91 km/s
Orbital inclination 4,738 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Neptune 0,0003
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Discovered by Richard John Terrile, Voyager 2 Team 1989
Mass 1,3 × 1017 kg
Equatorial radius 33 km
Mean density 1,3 g/cm³
Albedo 0,07
Apparent magnitude + 23,9 mvis
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The Naiads were nymphs of bodies of fresh water and were one of the three main classes of water nymphs. Naiads were either daughters of Zeus, daughters of various river gods, or simply part of the vast family of the Titan Oceanus.

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