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Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792—1871) mathematician and astronomer


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One of the major satellites of Uranus. Its radius is 761.4 km; mass 30.14 × 1020 kg; mean density 1630 kg/m3; albedo 0.24. The surface is extensively cratered, the craters being surrounded by bright ejecta. Near the centre of Oberon there is a large crater with a bright central outcrop and background of dark material.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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