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Jupiter’s Moon Himalia

Jupiter’s Moon Himalia — Himalia is Jupiter’s tenth moon. Himalia is 110 miles (170 km) in diameter and orbits 7,000,000 miles (11,480,000 km) from Jupiter.

Himalia has a mass of 9.5 x 1018kg. It orbits Jupiter in 250.5662 (Earth) days.

Very little is known about Himalia.

Himalia was discovered by C. Perrine in 1904.

Orbital eccentricity is 0.15798.

Orbital inclination is 27.63 degrees.

Orbital period is 250.5662 days.

Rotational period is 0.4 day.

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