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Planet Uranus Moons: Ariel

Ariel is a moon of the planet Uranus.

For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the planets.

Ariel Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 1.27e+21
Radius (km) 578.9
Density (gm/cm3) 1.56
Distance from Uranus (km) 191,240
Period of rotation (days) 2.520379
Period of orbit (days) 2.520379
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 5.52
Eccentricity of orbit 0.0034
Inclination of orbit (°) 0.31
Visual albedo 0.34
Visual magnitude 14.16

This moon is too faint to be viewed in most amateur telescopes.

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