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Titania

Titania was discovered by W. Herschel in 1787. Titania is about as wide as the state of California is long.

The surface features of this moon are hard to see in this image. The surface suggests that Titania one of the icy moons.

Last modified November 19, 2000 by Jennifer Bergman.

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