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Uranus VII

Proper NameOphelia
DesignationUranus VII
Primary PlanetUranus
Family / ClassInner moons
Orbital Period9 hours, 2 minutes
Distance from UranusSemi-Major Axis: 53,800 km
Periapsis: 53,300 km
Apoapsis: 54,300 km
Rotation PeriodNot known
Mean Diameterc.43 km
NotesOphelia is the second closest of Uranus' moons to the planet, after tiny Cordelia. Together these two small moons shepherd Uranus' brightest ring, the ε (epsilon) ring, which circles the planet at a distance of some 51,000 km.


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