Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Ophelia

A moon of 42 km diameter at about 58,800 km from the planet Uranus. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0008 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 10.3 hours. The moon was discovered in 1986. Also called UVII (Uranus seven). Its provisional designation was S/1986 U8.