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Uranus Moon: Desdemona!

An image of Uranus's moon Desdemona taken by Voyager 2 in 1986.


Discovered through the analysis of Voyager 2 photographs in 1986, Desdemona is the fifth known satellite of Uranus and was named after wife of Othello in Shakespeare's play Othello. Its orbital period is only 11 hours and 23 minutes.


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