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Discovered By
Matthew Holman, John J. Kavelaars and Dan Milisavljevic
Date of Discovery
13 August 2001
Orbit Size Around Uranus (semi-major axis)
Metric: 8,505,200 km
English: 5,284,886 miles
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 6,639,159 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 10,371,241 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
2.05174538 Earth years
749.4 Earth days
By Comparison: Retrograde orbit
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 52,790,725.03 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 2,935.2 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
By Comparison: Retrograde orbit
Mean Radius
Metric: 9.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 56.5 km
Metric: 3,054 km3
Metric: 4,645,872,142,601,300 kg
Scientific Notation: 4.6459 x 1015 kg
Metric: 1.5 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 1,017.88 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.004 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 30 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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