National Aeronautics and Space Administration Logo
Follow this link to skip to the main content NASA Banner
Solar System Exploration
Planets
Facebook Twitter YouTube Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr iTunes
Follow Us
Comparison Chart
Comparison: Cupid vs. Uranus

This chart shows the differences between Cupid and Uranus. To change the planets/moons being compared, change one or more of the form fields at the bottom and click Refresh.

Discovered By
M.R. Showalter and J.J. Lissauer
William Herschel
Date of Discovery
25 August 2003
13 March 1781
Average Orbit Distance
74,392 km
2,870,658,186 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
74,295 km
2,734,998,229 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
74,489 km
3,006,318,143 km
Equatorial Radius
18 (assuming an albedo of 0.07) km
25,362 km
Mean Orbit Velocity
31,771.2 km/h
24,477 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.0013
0.04725744
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
0.099
0.77 degrees
Orbit Circumference
467,418.52 km
18,026,802,831 km

 

New planets/moons to compare:

System of measurement:

Compare All Eight Planets

Awards and Recognition   Solar System Exploration Roadmap   Contact Us   Site Map   Print This Page
NASA Official: Kristen Erickson
Advisory: Dr. James Green, Director of Planetary Science
Outreach Manager: Alice Wessen
Curator/Editor: Phil Davis
Science Writer: Autumn Burdick
Producer: Greg Baerg
Webmaster: David Martin
> NASA Science Mission Directorate
> Budgets, Strategic Plans and Accountability Reports
> Equal Employment Opportunity Data
   Posted Pursuant to the No Fear Act
> Information-Dissemination Policies and Inventories
> Freedom of Information Act
> Privacy Policy & Important Notices
> Inspector General Hotline
> Office of the Inspector General
> NASA Communications Policy
> USA.gov
> ExpectMore.gov
> NASA Advisory Council
> Open Government at NASA
Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014