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The Satellites (Moons) of Uranus: The Smaller Satellites (Moons) of Uranus Link for sharing this page on Facebook

Named after Shakespearean Characters
Cordelia - Daughter of "King Lear"
Ophelia - Polonius' daughter in "Hamlet"
Bianca - Katherine's sister in "Taming of the Shrew"
Cressida - Heroine of "Troilus and Cressida"
Desdemona - Wife of "Othello"
Juliet - Heroine of "Romeo and Juliet"
Portia - Shylock's daughter in "The Merchant of Venice"
Rosalind - Daughter of the banished Duke in "As You Like It"
Puck - Fairy in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Caliban - Prospero's slave in "The Tempest"
Trinculo - Shipwrecked jester in "The Tempest"
Stephano - Ship's butler in "The Tempest"
Sycorax - Witch and mother of Caliban in "The Tempest"
Prospero - Master of the island in "The Tempest"
Setebos - God worshipped by Sycorax in "The Tempest"

Named after other characters
Belinda - Heroine in Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock"

Recently Named
Cupid (S/2003 U2)
Perdita (1986 U10)
Mab (S/2003 U1)
Francisco (S/2001 U3)
Margaret (S/2003 U3)
Ferdinand (S/2001 U2