|Discovered by||Richard J. Terrile / Voyager 2|
|Discovery date||January 20, 1986|
|Mean orbit radius||53,763.390 ± 0.847 km|
|Eccentricity||0.00992 ± 0.000107|
|Orbital period||0.37640039 ± 0.00000357 d|
|Inclination||0.10362 ± 0.055° (to Uranus' equator)|
|Dimensions||54 × 38 × 38 km|
|Mean radius||23 ± 4 km|
|Surface area||~6600 km²|
|Mean density||~1.3 g/cm³ assumed|
|Equatorial surface gravity||~0.0070 m/s2|
|Escape velocity||~0.018 km/s|
|Albedo||0.08 ± 0.01|
Ophelia is a closer moon of Uranus. It was found from the images taken by Voyager 2 on January 20, 1986, and was given the designation S/1986 U 8. It was not seen until the Hubble Space Telescope saw it in 2003.
Unfortunately, other than its orbit, radius of 23 km and geometric albedo of 0.08, almost nothing is known about it. At the Voyager 2 images Ophelia appears as a streched object, the major axis pointing towards Uranus.
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