Cressida was named after the daughter of Calchas in Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida. It is the forth satellite out from Uranus and was discovered by Voyager 2.
Discovered by Voyager 2
Date of discovery 1986
Mass (kg) ?
Equatorial radius (km) 33
Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) 5.1740e-03
Mean density (gm/cm^3) ?
Mean distance from Uranus (km) 61,770
Rotational period (days) ?
Orbital period (days) 0.463570
Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) 9.70
Orbital eccentricity 0.000
Orbital inclination (degrees) 0.04
Visual geometric albedo 0.07
Magnitude (Vo) 22.2
Uranus Bianca Desdemona
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