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Miranda, Moon of Uranus

Miranda is a Moon that orbits round the planet Uranus. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 65,941,411,056,276,500,000 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 1.214. Its volume is 54918670.

Miranda was discovered on 16 February 1948 by Gerard P. Kuiper.

The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Uranus is 1.41348 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..

The Equatorial Radius of the object is 236km. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.

The Escape Velocity of the object is 695 km/h. The Escape Velocity is the speed an object needs to be travelling in order to break free from the objects gravity. The larger an object is, the more velocity (speed) is needed to break free from the object.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 129.9, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The equatorial circumference of Miranda is 1481.6 km. The surface area of Miranda is 698,710.82. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.079. The Mean orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 24067.70 km/h. The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 129900.00.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Miranda orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 4.34 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.0013, it is the degree at which Miranda orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Miranda Facts


TypeMoon
Mass (kg)65,941,411,056,276,500,000
Density (g/cm^3)1.214
Volume (km^3)54918670
Orbital DirectionPrograde, same as the parents direction
Date of Discovery16 February 1948
DiscovererGerard P. Kuiper
Orbital Period (days)1.41348
Equatorial Radius (km)236
Escape Velocity (km/h)695
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)129.9
Equatorial Circumference (km)1481.6
Surface Area (km^2)698,710.82
Surface Gravity (m/s^2)0.079
Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)24067.70
Average Orbit Distance (km)129900.00
Orbital Inclination (degrees)4.34
Orbital Eccentricity0.0013
Source(s)https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/uranus-moons/miranda/in-depth/
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/uraniansatfact.html


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