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Uranus' Moons and Rings

Uranus has interesting moons and a ring system. At Uranus there is even a half ring, or "ring arc".

The moons are Cordelia, Ophelia, Bianca, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Belinda, Puck, Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, Oberon, Caliban, Sycorax, Prospero, Setebos, Stephano and 1986 U 10. That's a lot of moons!

Last modified May 5, 2003 by Randy Russell.

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