Astronomer Stephen P. Synnott discovers Uranus moon Cressida

Cressida was named after the daughter of Calchas in Shakespeare’s play Troilus and Cressida. It is the forth satellite out from Uranus and was discovered by Voyager 2, January 9th, 1986 by astronomer Stephen P. Synnott.

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Resources:

Facts and Figures, NASA

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~ by tellinghistory on January 9, 2008.

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