Uranus moon – Cordelia – discovered on January 20, 1986

Astronomer Richard F.Terrile discovered the moon Cordelia around Uranus on January 20, 1986. Cordelia takes its name from the youngest daughter of Lear in William Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Uranus Voyager 2.jpg

Uranus as seen by Voyager 2
Image credit: Wikipedia

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~ by tellinghistory on January 20, 2008.

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