Orbit: 5,513,400 km from Neptune
Orbital period: 360 days
Gravity: 0.072 m/s²
Diameter: 340 km
Mass: 3.1e21 kg
Nereid is the third-largest moon of Neptune. Nereid’s orbit is the most highly eccentric of any planet or satellite in the solar system; its distance from Neptune varies from 1,353,600 to 9,623,700 kilometers. Nereid’s odd orbit indicates that it may be a captured asteroid or Kuiper Belt object.
16 Aug, 2013
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