Uranus Rings Fact Sheet


[Uranus' rings]
Rings of Uranus
  Radius
(km)
Radius/
Eq. radius
Optical
Depth
Albedo
(x 10-3)
Width
(km)
Eccentricity
Uranus equator 25,559 1.000  
6 41,837 1.637 ~0.3 ~15 1.5 0.0010
5 42,234 1.652 ~0.5 ~15 ~2 0.0019
4 42,571 1.666 ~0.3 ~15 ~2 0.0011
Alpha 44,718 1.750 ~0.4 ~15 4 - 10 0.0008
Beta 45,661 1.786 ~0.3 ~15 5 - 11 0.0004
Eta 47,176 1.834 ~0.4- ~15 1.6  
Gamma 47,627 1.863 ~0.3+ ~15 1 - 4 0.0011
Delta 48,300 1.900 ~0.5 ~15 3 - 7 0.0004
Lambda 50,024 1.957 ~0.1 ~15 ~2 0.
Epsilon 51,149 2.006 0.5-2.3 ~18 20 - 96 0.0079
   
R/2003 U 2 67,300 2.633 <<0.01   3,800 0.
R/2003 U 1 97,700 3.823 <<0.01   17,000 0.

For more details on the rings of Uranus, see the PDS Rings Node Vital Statistics.


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NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck, edwin.j.grayzeck@nasa.gov
V1.0, 17 July 1995
Last Updated: 14 October 2015, DRW