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< back to Planets Moon of Neptune: Galatea

Planet Neptune Moons: Galatea

Galatea is moon VI of the planet Neptune.

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

Galatea Moon Facts
Mass (kg) -
Radius (km) 79
Density (gm/cm3) -
Distance from Neptune (km) 62,000
Period of rotation (days) -
Period of orbit (days) 0.428745
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 10.52
Eccentricity of orbit 0.0001
Inclination of orbit (°) 0.05
Visual albedo 0.06
Visual magnitude 22.3

This moon is too faint to be viewed in any telescopes.

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