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Neptune Moons!

:::As of 2003, 11 Moons Have Been Discoved Orbiting Neptune and confirmed by the International Astronomical Union:::

:::The @ sign; usually used in the diameter box means that the diameter for the moon is different in different spots and the average diameter is listed. (The moon is not perfectly round) (@=about):::

MOON DIAMETER DISTANCE FROM PLANET ORBITAL PERIOD DATE OF DISCOVERY DISCOVERED BY
1. Naiad 58 km. 48,230 km. 0.2943 day 1989 Voyager 2
2. Thalassa 80 km. 50,070 km. 0.3115 day 1989 Voyager 2
3. Despina 148 km. 52,530 km. 0.3346 day 1989 Voyager 2
4. Galatea 158 km. 61,950 km. 0.4287 day 1989 Voyager 2
5. Larissa 208178 km. 73,550 km. 0.5546 day 1982 Many...
6. Proteus 436416402 km. 117,650 km. 1.1223 days 1989 Voyager 2
7. Triton 2704 km. 354,760 km. 5.8768 days 1846 W. Lassell
8. Nereid 340 km. 5,513,400 km. 360.1361 days 1949 G. Kuiper
9. S/2002 N1 --- km. --- km. --- days 2002 Many...
10. S/2002 N2 --- km. --- km. --- days 2002 Many...
11. S/2002 N3 --- km. --- km. --- days 2002 Many...


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