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Triton

Triton (Neptune I) A satellite of Neptune, with a diameter of 2705.2km; mass 214.7 × 1020kg; mean density 2054kg/m3; visual albedo 0.7. Its orbit is retrograde.

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Triton (in astronomy)

Triton (trīt´ən), in astronomy, innermost and largest of the eight known moons, or natural satellites, of Neptune.

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