Hubble image of Uranus moons.

Taking its first peek at Uranus, NASA Hubble Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) has detected six distinct clouds in images taken July 28, 1997. Hubble also captured eight moons in this image. Image Credit: NASA/JPL/STScI

Discovery

Rosalind was discovered by the Voyager 2 science team on 13 January 1986.

Overview

Little is known about Rosalind, one of several satellites discovered by Voyager 2 as it flew by Uranus in 1986. Rosalind is one of Uranus' inner moons and has a radius of about 22 miles (36 kilometers).

How Rosalind Got its Name

Originally designated S/1986 U4, Rosalind was named for the daughter of a banished Duke in Shakespeare's play "As You Like It."​

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