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.



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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