Uranus

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Vital Statistics

Uranus as Seen from Earth

The Moons of Uranus

Unlike the other planets, the moons of Uranus are not named from mythology. Titania, Miranda, and Oberon are from Shakespeare, Ariel and Umbriel from Alexander Pope. All are icy.

Oberon

Titania

Umbriel

Ariel

Miranda

Newly Discovered Moons.

The Rings of Uranus

References


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Created 20 May 1997, Last Update 13 September 2018