Larissa ("LA ree suh") is the fifth of Neptune's known satellites:
Larissa was a daughter of Pelasgus.
Harold Reitsema is now usually credited with the discovery of Larissa by ground-based stellar occultation observations. The first (and so far only) images of it were obtained by Voyager 2.
Like Proteus, Larissa is irregular (non-spherical) in shape and appears to be heavily cratered.
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Bill Arnett; last updated: 2004 Dec 22