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Sycorax
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Photo of the satellite Sycorax of the planet Uranus
Sycorax   Uranus XVII (S/1997 U2)

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Mean distance from the planet Uranus 12.179.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Uranus (sideric) (reciprocal) - 1288,3 d
Mean orbital velocity 1,23 km/s
Orbital inclination 159,40 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Uranus 0,5224
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Discovered by Philip D. Nicholson, Brett James Gladman, Joseph A. Burns, John J. Kavelaars 1997
Mass 5,4 × 1018 kg
Equatorial radius 95 km
Mean density 1,5 g/cm³
Albedo 0,07
Apparent magnitude + 20,8 mvis
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Sycorax is a witch and the mother of Caliban in "The Tempest" from William Shakespeare.

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