Cassini image of Himalia taken Dec. 19, 2000, from a range of 4,400,000 km.
Himalia is the eleventh known moon of Jupiter. It is also known as Jupiter VI.
|discovery||1904, by Charles Dillon Perrine|
|semimajor axis||11,452,000 km (7,117,000 miles)|
|diameter||170 km (106 miles)|
|mean density||2.6 g/cm3|
|escape velocity||0.100 km/s (360 km/h 224 mph)|
|orbital period||250.37 days|
|axial period||0.4 days|