Himalia

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Himalia (pronounced "hih MAL yuh") is a moon of Jupiter. It was discovered by Charles Dillon Perrine at the Lick Observatory in 1904 and is named after a nymph who bore three sons of Zeus.

  • Orbital radius: 11,480,000 km
  • diameter: 186 km
  • mass: 9.56*1018 kg
  • Orbital period: 250.6 days
  • Orbital inclination: 28°