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Uranus VIII - 1986U9

Bianca was named after the sister of Katherine in Shakespeare's play The Taming of the Shrew. It is the third known satellite of Uranus and was discovered by Voyager 2.

Bianca Statistics
 Discovered byVoyager 2 
 Date of discovery1986 
 Mass (kg)
 Equatorial radius (km)22 
 Equatorial radius (Earth = 1)3.4494e-03 
 Mean density (gm/cm^3)
 Mean distance from Uranus (km)59,160 
 Rotational period (days)
 Orbital period (days)0.434577 
 Mean orbital velocity (km/sec)9.90 
 Orbital eccentricity0.001 
 Orbital inclination (degrees)0.16 
 Visual geometric albedo0.07 
 Magnitude (Vo)23.0 

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