Irregular satellites

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Irregular moons (Solar system)
Irregular natural satellites
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definition A satellite whose orbit around its planet is eccentric, inclined with respect to the equatorial plane, and relatively far from the planet. Strong solar perturbations cause the orbit to precess.
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