Belinda was named after the heroine in Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock. It is the ninth satellite out from Uranus and was discovered from the Voyager 2 photographs.
Discovered by Voyager 2
Date of discovery 1986
Mass (kg) ?
Equatorial radius (km) 34
Equatorial radius (Earth = 1) 5.3308e-03
Mean density (gm/cm^3) ?
Mean distance from Uranus (km) 75,260
Rotational period (days) ?
Orbital period (days) 0.623525
Mean orbital velocity (km/sec) 8.78
Orbital eccentricity 0.000
Orbital inclination (degrees) 0.03
Visual geometric albedo 0.07
Magnitude (Vo) 22.1
|Views of Belinda|
This image of Belinda was acquired by Voyager 2 on January 23, 1986. Belinda was never imaged at close range; consequently, it measures about 3 pixels across on the original Voyager data. This view has been magnified by a factor of 8. (Credit: Calvin J. Hamilton)
Belinda & Ring System
This image shows Belinda and the ring system of Uranus. The bright ring is the epsilon ring. Belinda is shown in the center of the small box and has been enlarged in the inset box. (Credit: Calvin J. Hamilton)
Uranus Rosalind Puck