Titania

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1. Queen of the fairies in medieval folklore, and a character from William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. Wife of Oberon.

2. The largest moon of Uranus. Discovered in 1787 by William Herschel, it is composed of roughly 50% water ice, 30% silicate rock, and 20% methane-related organic compounds. A major surface feature is a huge canyon that dwarfs the scale of the Grand Canyon on Earth and is in the same class as the Valles Marineris on Mars or the Ithaca Chasma on Saturn's moon Tethys.

Data for Titania:

  • Diameter: 1610 km
  • Surface Area: 7,800,000 km2
  • Orbital radius: 463,300 km
  • Orbital period: 8.71 days
  • Rotational period: 8.71 days