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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Uranus rings and shepherds

Filed under pretty pictures, Voyager 1 and 2, Uranus' rings, Uranus' moons

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Uranus rings and shepherds Voyager 2 discovered that Uranus' brightest Epsilon ring is shepherded by two satellites, Cordelia (1986U7) and Ophelia (1986U8), each only about 40 kilometers in diameter.

NASA/JPL

Original image data dated on or about January 24, 1986

 

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