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  Uranus' Moon Ophelia
Ophelia was named after the daughter of Polonius in Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Ophelia is one of the smaller moons in the Solar System and is the second innermost known moon of Uranus.
Ophelia acts as the outer shepherd satellite for Uranus' epsilon ring.
www.solarviews.com /eng/ophelia.htm   (59 words)

 Encyclopedia: Ophelia (moon)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Inclination is one of the six orbital parameters describing the shape and orientation of a celestial orbit and is the angular distance of the orbital plane from the plane of the reference (usually planets equator or the ecliptic), stated in degrees.
Moons of solar system scaled to Earths Moon The common noun moon (not capitalized) is used to mean any natural satellite of the other planets.
Ophelia is on the list of tropical cyclone names for storms in the Atlantic Ocean and is the name of the fifteenth storm in the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ophelia-(moon)   (1375 words)

 Uranus' Small Moons
Ophelia is the second of Uranus' known satellites:
Ophelia is the daughter of Polonius in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
Ophelia appears to be the outer shepherding satellite for Uranus's Epsilon ring.
www.seds.org /billa/tnp/uramoons.html   (425 words)

 The Solar System
Over millions of years, the dust and ice on the outside of the moons was aloud to escape, while the dust and gas on the inside, or between the moons was not.
The closest moon to the Surface of the planet Uranus is Cordelia.
Rosalind is the eighth moon from the surface of the planet Uranus.
www.kidsastronomy.com /uranus/moons.htm   (936 words)

 Astronomy Answers: Universe Family Tree: Moon
This table shows the moons that are on average the furthest from or the closest to the center of their planet, measured in units of 1000 km.
The orbits of moons that are far enough away from their planet are influenced by the gravity of the Sun.
The next table shows the moons with the highest and lowest equilibrium temperature (average surface temperature), based on the visual geometric albedo of the moons, and measured in kelvin (K) and degrees Celsius (°C).
www.astro.uu.nl /~strous/AA/en/boom/maan.html   (914 words)

 Hubble Uncovers Smallest Moons Yet Seen Around Uranus
Ariel, Belinda, Caliban, Cordelia, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Miranda, Oberon, Ophelia, Portia, Puck, Rosalind, Sycorax, Titania, Umbriel, New Moons of Uranus
The two moons are so faint they eluded detection by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, which discovered 10 small satellites when it flew by the gas giant planet in 1986.
The Hubble telescope spotted this moon orbiting between the moons Puck, the largest satellite found by Voyager, and Miranda, the innermost of the five largest Uranian satellites.
www.solarviews.com /eng/urhubblemoons.htm   (851 words)

 Harry Potter RPG Characters: Slytherin and Ravenclaw Mischief
Ophelia was no longer to attend Durmstrang and her grandparents needed to attend a hearing in order to switch her.
Ophelia currently attends Hogwarts and successfully passed her O.W.L.s with 10 O's and is going onto her third year at Hogwarts; seventh year in total.
Ophelia is witty, clever, selfish, stubborn and like all Slytherins, cunning and wants to fulfill her goals.
www.freewebs.com /liamoon/ophelia.htm   (702 words)

 Ophelia (moon)
Ophelia ("o FEE lee uh") is a moon of Uranus.
Its orbit is within Uranus' synchronous orbit radius, and is therefore slowly decaying due to tidal forces.
There is also an asteroid called 171 Ophelia.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/o/op/ophelia__moon_.html   (72 words)

 Tour of the Solar System: Other Uranian Moons
It is the second of two moons that orbit inside the synchronous orbit radius of Uranus.
It is one of the dimmest moons to have ever been discovered by a ground-based telescope.
Sycorax is the seventeenth and outermost of Uranus' known moons.
www.seasky.org /solarsystem/sky3h7.html   (925 words)

 Encyclopedia: Ophelia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ophelia is a choreographic piano piece by John Cage.
Millais famous portrait of Ophelia Ophelia is the submissive daughter of Polonius, a chief advisor to the new King Claudius, in the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare.
Ophelia is a painting by John Everett Millais, painted in 1852.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ophelia   (897 words)

Ophelia is a satellite of the planet Uranus.
Compared with the satellites of other planets of the solar system, Ophelia is a small Moon with a diameter of 32 km and an unknown mass.
Ophelia is an average distance of 53764 km from Uranus and completes its revolution of Uranus in 0.38 days.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /moons/ophelia.htm   (61 words)

 SPP CD Review: Ophelia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Big, bold, and jazzy, it is subtitled “An Eclectic Vision of Tropical Splendor.” All of the music was composed and produced by Ophelia Handberry, and she performs on acoustic piano and keyboards, joined by Paula Handberry on additional keyboards, JoTan Afanador on drums, Larry Deming on violin, and Stevestyles Rodriguez on bass guitar.
The second of Ophelia's releases is perhaps the most eclectic of her albums to date, and clearly demonstrates the range and versatility of this outstanding artist.
Ophelia very skillfully blurs the lines between jazz, pop, and classical styles, creating a musical vision that is uniquely her own.
www.solopianopublications.com /reviews/ophelia.htm   (1157 words)

 Facts about topic: (Ophelia (moon))   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ophelia (oh-fee'-lee-a) is a moon (Any natural satellite of a planet) of Uranus (A giant planet with a ring of ice particles; 7th from the sun).
It was named after the daughter of Polonius in William Shakespeare (English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)) 's play Hamlet (A community of people smaller than a village).
Ophelia acts as the outer shepherd satellite (additional info and facts about shepherd satellite) for Uranus' epsilon ring (Jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/O/Op/Ophelia_(moon).htm   (422 words)

 Space Today Online - Moons of the Solar System
The Moon is one of the larger natural satellites with a diameter of 2,160 miles.
The moons are 120,000 miles and 131,000 miles from the center of planet Saturn between the moons Mimas and Enceladus.
The smallest moon is Deimos, at Mars, only seven miles in diameter, although its size now is rivaled by the small shepherd moons discovered by Cassini at Saturn and by others yet to be counted and named in the rings around Jupiter, Saturn and other giant gas planets in the outer Solar System.
www.spacetoday.org /SolSys/Moons/MoonsSolSys.html   (1335 words)

 OPHELIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ophelia, thinking his "strange conduct" the effect of madness, becomes herself demented, and in her attempt to gather flowers is drowned.
Ophelia is the daughter of Polonius, a chief advisor to the new King Claudius, in the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare.
Ophelia is believed to be around 16-19 years old.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /Op/Ophelia.html   (805 words)

 The Moons of the Solar System — Ophelia
It was discovered in photos sent from the →Voyager-2, spacecraft which flew through the Uranian system on January 24, 1986.
Ophelia is the daughter of Polonius, fiance of Hamlet in Shakespeare's "Hamlet".
    The moon by this name is in somewhat elliptical prograde orbit (→eccentricity e = 0.01) with a →semimajor axis a = 53,800 km.
ksiezyce.republika.pl /uranus/ophelia_en.html   (355 words)

 NASA's Solar System Exploration: Planets: Uranus: Moons: Ophelia
The two moons - designated 1986U7 and 1986U8 - are seen here on either side of the bright epsilon ring; all nine of the known Uranian rings are visible.
The discovery of the two ring moons 1986U7 and 1986U8 is a major advance in our understanding of the structure of the Uranian rings and is in good agreement with theoretical predictions of how these narrow rings are kept from spreading out.
Based on likely surface brightness properties, the moons are of roughly 20- and 30-km diameter, respectively.
solarsystem.nasa.gov /planets/profile.cfm?Object=Ura_Ophelia   (342 words)

 Solar System Articles | Solar Eclipses Elsewhere?
The diameter of Jupiter from Saturn is a quarter the diameter of the Sun.
The moon is approximately 30', and Jupiter is usually about 50".) From the Earth faint traces of a corona can be detected about 10° from the eclipse, about 20 times the apparent angular diameter of the Sun and Moon.
Moons from gas giants do produce closer results, but none are right on and a gas giant is not a planet you could really land on.
www.gateway-to-the-universe.org /brent/tourist/ss07.htm   (1109 words)

 Ophelia B. Nott's Journal
However, there may be hidden benefits to the situation, as she has also be encouraging me to "socialize" with "my little girl friends" more often.
Tybalt probably would have spoiled the whole thing by speculating on what such socializing would entail, had Moon not stabbed him in the thigh with a salad fork.
Moon was quite excited about the prospect of killing this Tino character, but Parkinson seems to have taken care of him...pity.
www.livejournal.com /users/nevernott   (1494 words)

 ABC News: Ophelia Less Destructive Than Expected   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Hurricane Ophelia crawled along the North Carolina coast on Thursday, prolonging its punishment of the Outer Banks with rain and wind as coastal residents elsewhere returned home to damaged homes and businesses.
Ophelia, which meandered north after forming off the Florida coast last week, was offshore again, moving north-northeast at about 8 mph, the National Hurricane Center said.
Ophelia was expected to pass southeast of Nantucket, but forecasters watched for a possible turn northward, which could bring more severe weather to Massachusetts, and coastal campgrounds were cleared as a precaution.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=1133588   (419 words)

Uranus: Ariel, Belinda, Bianca, Cordelia, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Miranda, Oberon, Ophelia, Portia, Puck, Rosalind, Titania, Umbriel
Their shape reflects their formation history, irregular objects are ill-formed moons or pieces of a larger moon, spherical objects were once molten spheres, probably at the time of their formation.
Hyperion is one of the smaller moons of Saturn.
zebu.uoregon.edu /~js/ast121/lectures/lec17.html   (608 words)

 Ophelia (moon)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Its orbit is within Uranus' synchronous radius and is therefore slowly decaying due tidal forces.
So "Under the Cherry Moon" is a sinfully self-indulgent movie built around a self-indulgent, narcissistic but supremely talented and charismatic star.
Bradley Mysteries - Death at the Opera / The Rising of the Moon / Laurels Are Poison / The Worsted Viper
www.freeglossary.com /Ophelia_(moon)   (500 words)

 Cornell News: Uranus moons Cordelia and Ophelia are found
The moons were discovered in January of 1986 through images sent back to Earth by Voyager II, and the official announcement was made Jan. 27, 1986, the day before the Challenger accident.
Cordelia and Ophelia are so small -- estimated to be 20 to 30 miles in diameter -- and so far away -- more than 1.7 billion miles from our sun -- that even the powerful Hubble Space Telescope has had trouble seeing them.
But because the observations from Voyager II spanned less than two weeks, it was impossible for astronomers to predict, with useful accuracy, where Ophelia and Cordelia would be in their orbits a decade later.
www.news.cornell.edu /releases/March00/UranusMoons.bpf.html   (723 words)

 In the Beginning was the Word ~ side two ~ Moonchild
Therefore it is allied with material nature and life in form; Cancer is ruled by the Moon, the mother of all forms.
The biblical phrase, ‘the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters’, is the mystical telling of God breathing life into man’s nostrils, and through this divine inspiration, man becomes a living soul.
Helice was a night goddess, and was not only associated with the Moon, but also with Ursa Major, the circumpolar Great Bear, that never really sets, but instead runs round and round the Earth's celestial pole.
www.songsouponsea.com /Promenade/Court3.html   (1741 words)

 The Sun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Cordelia is the innermost moons of the planet Uranus.
Ophelia-this moon was named after the daughter of Polonius in Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Bianca-this moon was named after the sister of Katherine in Shakespeare's play The Taming Of the Shrew.
www.cedu.niu.edu /scied/solar_system/uranus.htm   (375 words)

 Shepherd Moons, Lost and Found   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Instead of looking for the moons directly, they hoped to find wavelike distortions in the shape of the rings that might be caused by the gravity of shepherd satellites.
Their orbits predicted a position for Ophelia that was very close to the location Karkoschka measured in the Hubble images.
In Hamlet, Ophelia was the daughter of Polonius and deserted lover of Hamlet.
spacescience.com /headlines/y2000/ast07mar_1.htm   (1164 words)

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