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Miranda
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Photo of the satellite Miranda of the planet Uranus
Miranda   Uranus V

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Mean distance from the planet Uranus 129.390 km
Orbital period around the planet Uranus (sideric) 1,4135 d
Mean orbital velocity 6,68 km/s
Orbital inclination 4,22 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Uranus 0,0027
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Discovered by Gerard Peter Kuiper 1948
Mass 6,59 × 1019 kg
Equatorial radius 240 × 234,2 × 232,9 km
Mean density 1,20 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,189 km/s
Rotational period (synchronous) 1,4135 d
Mean surface temperature 85 K
Albedo 0,27
Apparent magnitude + 16,3 mvis
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Miranda is the daughter of the wizard Prospero in "The Tempest" 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/JPL (Voyager 2) - Miranda - Color Picture
Link to the page "Views of the Solar System"
File icon NASA (Voyager 2) - Orthographic Image of Miranda
© 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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