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Uranus’ Moon Desdemona

Uranus’ moon Desdemona — Desdemona is a moon of Uranus. It is named after the wife of Othello in William Shakespeare’s play Othello.

Other than its size and orbit, virtually nothing is known about it.

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Discovery

Discovered by Voyager 2
Discovered in 1992

Orbital characteristics

Mean radius 62659 km
Eccentricity 0.00023
Orbital period 0.47365d
Inclination 0.16

Physical characteristics

Equatorial diameter ~64 km
Surface area km2
Mass 1.781017 kg
Mean density 1.3 g/cm3
Surface gravity 0.011m/s2
Rotation period ?
Axial tilt ?
Albedo 0.07

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NASA

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