Uranus XIII - 1986U4


Rosalind was named after the daughter of the banished Duke in Shakespeare's play As You Like It. It is the eighth known satellite of Uranus and was discovered by Voyager 2.

Rosalind Statistics
 Discovered byVoyager 2 
 Date of discovery1986 
 Mass (kg)
 Equatorial radius (km)27 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)4.2333e-03 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)
 Mean distance from Uranus (km)69,930 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)0.558459 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)9.11 
 Orbital eccentricity0.000 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)0.28 
 Visual geometric albedo0.07 
 Magnitude (Vo)22.5 


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