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Oberon
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Photo of the satellite Oberon of the planet Uranus
Oberon   Uranus IV

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Mean distance from the planet Uranus 583.520 km
Orbital period around the planet Uranus (sideric) 13,463 d
Mean orbital velocity 3,15 km/s
Orbital inclination 0,10 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Uranus 0,0008
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Discovered by Sir Friedrich William Herschel 1787
Mass 3,01 × 1021 kg
Equatorial radius 761,4 km
Mean density 1,630 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,729 km/s
Rotational period (synchronous) 13,463 d
Albedo 0,25
Apparent magnitude + 13,9 mvis
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Oberon is the king of the fairies in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" from William Shakespeare.

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File icon NASA (Voyager 2) - Uranian System
© Calvin J. Hamilton ("Views of the Solar System")
File icon NASA (Voyager 2) - Oberon in Color
© Calvin J. Hamilton ("Views of the Solar System")
File icon NASA (Voyager 2) - Color Image of Oberon
© A. Tayfun Oner ("Views of the Solar System")
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Online version of the "Planetary Data System Educational CD-ROM"
File icon A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System - The Nine Planets
© William A. Arnett
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