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Uranus IX - 1986U3


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.

Cressida Statistics
 Discovered byVoyager 2 
 Date of discovery1986 
 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 eccentricity0.000 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)0.04 
 Visual geometric albedo0.07 
 Magnitude (Vo)22.2 


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