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Nereid
Nereid Moon

Moon of Neptune: Nereid

Nereid is the 3rd largest moon of planet Neptune and has water ice on its rough surface. It may be a captured asteroid or Kuiper belt object.

For a listing of all moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Nereid Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 170
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. -
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 5,513,400
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. -
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 360.1362
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 1.12
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.7507
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 27.6
      1. Surface gravity
      2. 3.72
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.155
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 18.7
      1. Atmosphere
      2. -