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Uranus VI - 1986U7


Cordelia was named after the daughter of King Lear in Shakespeare's play King Lear. Cordelia is one of the smaller moons in the Solar System and is the innermost known moon of Uranus. It has a diameter of 15 kilometers (9 miles) and is 49,750 kilometers (30,910 miles) from the center of Uranus. Cordelia acts as the inner shepherd satellite for Uranus' epsilon ring.

Cordelia Statistics
 Discovered byVoyager 2 
 Date of discovery1986 
 Mass (kg)
 Equatorial radius (km)13 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)2.0383e-03 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)
 Mean distance from Uranus (km)49,750 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)0.335033 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)10.80 
 Orbital eccentricity0.000 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)0.14 
 Visual geometric albedo0.07 
 Magnitude (Vo)24.1 


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