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Puck
Puck

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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