Moon U1 Ariel

Physical characteristics

Mean diameter1157.8 km
Extent1162.2×1152.8×1155.4 km
Mass1.35×1021 kg
Avg. density1.662 g/cm3
Equatorial surface gravity0.269 m/s2
0.027 g
Escape velocity0.558 km/s
Rotation period (sidereal)60.489 hours
Albedo0.530
Textures: Voyager
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The only close-up images of Ariel were obtained by the Voyager 2 probe in 1986 and only 35% of surface were photographed with enough quality during fly-by. Unfortunately no other spacecraft has visited Uranus system and there are no new missions planned.


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Models

This object does not have a shape model yet and is being displayed as a textured tri-axial ellipsoid.


Surface Textures

Textures are simple cylindrical projections with prime meridian at the middle, provided at the highest resolution available.

Last Modified: 30 May 2017