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Comparison: Miranda vs. Uranus

This chart shows the differences between Miranda 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
Gerard P. Kuiper
William Herschel
Date of Discovery
16 February 1948
13 March 1781
Average Orbit Distance
129,900 km
2,870,658,186 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
129,731 km
2,734,998,229 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
130,069 km
3,006,318,143 km
Equatorial Radius
235.8 ± 0.7 km
25,362 km
Equatorial Circumference
1481.6 km
159,354.1 km
Volume
54,918,670 km3
68,334,355,695,584 km3
Mass
65,941,411,056,276,500,000 kg
86,810,300,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
1.214 g/cm3
1.270 g/cm3
Surface Area
698,710.82 km2
8,083,079,690 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.079 m/s2
8.87 m/s2
Escape Velocity
695 km/h
76,968 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.00387 sidereal years
84.016846 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
24,067.7 km/h
24,477 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.0013
0.04725744
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
4.338
0.77 degrees
Orbit Circumference
816,185.43 km
18,026,802,831 km

 

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Last Updated: 17 Jun 2014