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Francisco is a small, dark moon of the planet Uranus.

HistoryEdit

Francisco was discovered on August 13, 2001 by John J. Kavalaars, Matthew J. Holman, Dan Milisavljevic, and Tommy Grav. It was undetected by Voyager 2 because it's small size and dark color.

TriviaEdit

  • It's named after a minor character in William Shakespeare's play "The Tempest"
  • Its average diameter is possibly 22 km, but it has not been studied enough to know it's exact size.
  • Francisco is the innermost of Uranus's far, irregular moons, orbiting the planet from 4.3 million km above it's clouds.
  • FranciscoIts orbit is retrograde, meaning it orbits the opposite direction than regular moons and Uranus, the planet it orbits.
  • Its density is 1.5 g/cm3.
Moons of 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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