Prospero, also known as Uranus XVIII or S/1999 U 3, is a moon that orbits Uranus, the seventh planet in The Solar System. Prospero has an orbit radius of 16,256,000 kilometers and it takes Prospero 1978.29 Earth Days to orbit Uranus. Prospero has a mass of 8.5 X 10^16 kilograms, a volume of 65,000 kilometers cubed, a density of 1.3 gram per centimeter cubed, a radius of 25 Kilometers and a surface area of 8,000 kilometers squared. Prospero has a temperature of 65 Kelvin or negative 208.15 degrees Celsius. Prospero has a surface gravity of 0.0063 meters per second squared and an escape velocity of 0.021 kilometers per second.
Profile of Prospero
Prospero was discovered on July 18th, 1999 by Canadian Astronomer John J Kavelaars, Canadian Astronomer Brett James Gladman, Smithsonian Astrophysicist Matthew J Holman, German Astronomer Hans Scholl & French Astronomer Jean-Marc Petit in Hawaii at the Mauna Kea Observatory with Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. Prospero was named after the character Prospero from The English Poet William Shakespeare's play, The Tempest who was a sorcerer who turned Caliban into a fish monster.
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