Uranus’ Moon Cressida

Uranus’ moon Cressida — Cressida is a moon of Uranus. It was named after the daughter of Calchas in William Shakespeare’s play Troilus and Cressida.

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



Discovered by Voyager 2
Discovered in 1986

Orbital characteristics

Mean radius 61,767 km
Eccentricity 0.00023
Orbital period 0.46357d
Inclination 0.04

Physical characteristics

Equatorial diameter ~79.6 km
Surface area km2
Mass 3.431017 kg
Mean density 1.3 g/cm3
Surface gravity 0.014 m/s2
Rotation period ?
Axial tilt ?
Albedo 0.07



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