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Naiad


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The innermost satellite of Neptune, orbiting between the planet's Galle and Le Verrier rings every 0.294 days at a distance of 48 230 km from the planet's centre; also known as Neptune III. Its diameter is about 58 km. Naiad was discovered in 1989 on images from the Voyager 2 spacecraft.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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