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Are 2 Small, Dark Moons Hiding In The Rings Of Uranus?

Uranus might have a secret. A new analysis of data from the Voyager 2 spacecraft, which passed Uranus in 1986, revealed that two of the planet’s rings have a telltale wavy pattern that could indicate the presence of a pair of small moons. These dark moons or “moonlets” would be smaller than Manhattan ? with diameters between just 2.5 and 8.5 miles ? and orbit outside the alpha and beta rings: “These moons are pretty tiny,” Rob Chancia, one of the two University of Idaho researchers to make the discovery, told New Scientist.
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