Miranda, moon of Uranus.  My favorite moon. The geology is simply amazing!

Moons of the solar system

Miranda, moon of Uranus. My favorite moon. The geology is simply amazing!

Oberon, a major moon of the planet Uranus. Named after the mythical king of fairies by William Herschel in 1787.

Oberon, a major moon of the planet Uranus. Named after the mythical king of fairies by William Herschel in 1787.

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets. Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus has 27 moons, all of which were named after characters from the stories of Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. The atmosphere of Uranus is composed of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium and 2% methane. Unlike Saturn and Jupiter, two other gas planets, it…

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets. Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus has 27 moons, all of which were named after characters from the stories of Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. The atmosphere of Uranus is composed of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium and 2% methane. Unlike Saturn and Jupiter, two other gas planets, it…

Moons of Uranus:  Facts About the Tilted Planet's Satellites

Moons of Uranus: Facts About the Tilted Planet's Satellites

♅ Moon of Uranus: Bianca. 51km diameter. Discovered by Voyager 2 in 1986. Named after the sister of Katherine in Shakespeare's play 'The Taming of the Shrew'. Bianca belongs to the Portia Group of satellites, which also includes Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Cupid, Belinda and Perdita. Its surface is grey in color. Virtually nothing is known about it, and no pictures exist showing what it actually looks like. Third closest moon to Uranus. CGI render by mr-nerb.

♅ Moon of Uranus: Bianca. 51km diameter. Discovered by Voyager 2 in 1986. Named after the sister of Katherine in Shakespeare's play 'The Taming of the Shrew'. Bianca belongs to the Portia Group of satellites, which also includes Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Cupid, Belinda and Perdita. Its surface is grey in color. Virtually nothing is known about it, and no pictures exist showing what it actually looks like. Third closest moon to Uranus. CGI render by mr-nerb.

Uranus and its six largest moons compared at their proper relative sizes and relative positions. From left to right: Puck, Miranda, Ariel, U...

Uranus and its six largest moons compared at their proper relative sizes and relative positions. From left to right: Puck, Miranda, Ariel, U...

Ariel Moon | Uranus moon Ariel has a mean radius of 578.9 ± 0.6 km. Its interior ...

Ariel Moon | Uranus moon Ariel has a mean radius of 578.9 ± 0.6 km. Its interior ...

Uranus in infrared light, captured by Hawaii's Keck Observatory. The moon Miranda is to the upper left of Uranus, and the moon Puck is a faint smudge to the upper right. The bright splotches on Uranus' disk are clouds.

New Photos Show Blazingly Bright Uranus & Neptune in Infrared

Uranus in infrared light, captured by Hawaii's Keck Observatory. The moon Miranda is to the upper left of Uranus, and the moon Puck is a faint smudge to the upper right. The bright splotches on Uranus' disk are clouds.

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