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This is a picture of Nereid.
Image from: NASA


Nereid was discovered by G. Kuiper in 1949. Of the 8 moons it is the farthest from Neptune, with a standoff distance of 5,513,400 km. Nereid is one of the small moons, and is about as long as the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco with a diameter of 340 km (226 mi). As a small moon, the composition and surface features are unknown.

Shown in the picture above is Nereid. This is the best picture we have of this small moon!

Last modified November 13, 2000 by Jennifer Bergman.

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