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Discovered By
Voyager Science Team
Date of Discovery
20 January 1986
Orbit Size Around Uranus (semi-major axis)
Metric: 49,800 km
English: 30,944 miles
Scientific Notation: 4.98 x 104 km
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 49,785 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 49,815 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.00091718 Earth years
0.335 Earth days
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 312,902.62 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 38,918.2 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
Mean Radius
Metric: 20.1 ± 3 (assuming an albedo of 0.07) km
English: 12.5 ± 2 (assuming an albedo of 0.07) miles
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 126.3 km
Metric: 34,015 km3
Metric: 44,960,052,992,915,800 kg
Scientific Notation: 4.4960 x 1016 kg
Metric: 1.3 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 5,076.94 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.007 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 62 km/h

Additional Information:

-USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature:

-JPL Solar System Dynamics:

-Encyclopedia of the Solar System, second edition; edited by Lucy-Ann McFadden, Paul R. Weissman, and Torrence V. Johnson; Academic Press 2007
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Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013