How many moons does Uranus have?

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As of 2011, Uranus has 27 known moons, which are named after characters from the works by William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.

The 5 largest moons (boldface) were the earliest discovered. The 13 inner moons are involved with the 13 known rings of Uranus. [See related question.]

Listed in order of increasing orbital distance from Uranus:
  • Cordelia
  • Ophelia
  • Bianca
  • Cressida
  • Desdemona
  • Juliet
  • Portia
  • Rosalind
  • Cupid
  • Belinda
  • Perdita
  • Puck
  • Mab
  • Miranda
  • Ariel
  • Umbriel
  • Titania
  • Oberon
  • Francisco
  • Caliban
  • Stephano
  • Trinculo
  • Sycorax
  • Margaret
  • Prospero
  • Setebos
  • Ferdinand

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