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Miranda
Miranda Moon

Moon of Uranus: Miranda



Miranda is a moon of planet Uranus. It's surface is composed of mostly water ice across a patchwork of broken and tilted terrain, ridges, craters, huge canyons, and the largest known cliff in the solar system at over 3 miles in height.

For a listing of all moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Miranda Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 1.27e+21
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 584.7
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.52
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 265,970
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 4.144177
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 4.144177
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 4.67
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0050
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.36
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.18
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 14.81
      1. Atmosphere