Uranus XV - 1985U1


Puck was named after a mischievous fairy in Shakespeare's play Midsummer Night's Dream. It is the tenth known satellite of Uranus and was discovered by Voyager 2.

Puck Statistics
 Discovered byStephen Synnott 
 Date of discovery1985 
 Mass (kg)
 Equatorial radius (km)77 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)1.2073e-02 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)
 Mean distance from Uranus (km)86,010 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)0.761832 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)8.22 
 Orbital eccentricity0.000 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)0.31 
 Visual geometric albedo0.07 
 Magnitude (Vo)20.2 


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