Uranus rings and two moons
March 17, 2003
Voyager 2 has discovered two "shepherd" satellites associated with the rings of Uranus. The two moons -- designated 1986U7 and 1986U8 -- are seen here on either side of the bright epsilon ring; all nine of the known Uranian rings are visible.
Topics: Environment, Rings of Uranus, Uranus, Voyager 2, Exploration of Uranus, Inner moon, Planetary ring, natural satellite, Space exploration