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27 Uranian moons view in a fun online
educational game.

The "Uranus Moons" is a free online knowledge level game, about the natural satellites and space bodies going around the gas gian Uranus. Drag and drop the moon pictures in correct order. A small puzzle game for desktop computers, laptops and tablets, which may be played in the web browser.
The Astronomy Knowledge Board include 12 pictures of Uranian Satellites, 5 taken by Voyager 2 and Earth telescopes, and 7 artistic drawings of the bigger moons, to play with.
The game is part of the Interactive Astronomy Observatory educational tools.

This fun educational class may answer some of the following questions:
  • How many moons does Uranus has?
  • Which is the biggest satellite orbiting Uranus?
  • For how many years does the most far moon go around Uranus one time?
  • Which are the 5 major Uranus moons?
  • When are the moons of Uranus discovered ?
  • Which is the closest object to Uranus?
  • Which is the most distant object in the Uranus small ring?
  • Where is Miranda situated by moon number?
  • Where is Ariel moon situated?
  • How many planet class satellites are there around Saturn?
  • Which is the biggest moon in the Uranus ring?
  • What is there in the ring of Uranus?
Uranus Moons Picture

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How to play Uranus Moons.

There are the 27 Uranus natural satellites going in order from left to right. The biggest moons are removed from their places and put on top of the screen, leaving just an outline where they should be. Drag and drop the moon pictures in place. In this version the moons will return in hand if dropped incorrectly.

Knowledge Achievements:
Know 5 major Uranian satellites.
Difficulty: Easy.
Winning the game rewards +1 Knowledge Level on Planeta 42.
Download version(bottom of the page) include an executable file for Windows OS with local levels only.
Here is a gameplay movie on YouTube.

Uranus Moons Screenshot

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Application Content:

This puzzle game, is a fun representation of the moons of Uranus. The planets goes in order and the biggest ones are removed from their places, so the player must place them where they belong. Uranus have 27 confirmed moons, most of them some small asteroid like objects. It is divided in 3 main regions, Inner moons, major moons and irregular moons.

1. The first and most close to Uranus moon is Cordelia, situated in the Inner moons region. It is approximate 40 kilometers big, and as much as the team can understand the data, it goes around Uranus for approximate 8 hours.

... the rest of the moons to explore are 2. Ophelia 3. Bianca 4. Cressida 5. Desdemona 6. Juliet 7. Portia 8. Rosalind 9. Cupid 10. Belinda 11. Perdita 12. Puck 13. Mab 14. Miranda 15. Ariel 16. Umbriel 17. Titania 18. Oberon 19. Francisco 20. Caliban 21. Stephano 22. Trinculo 23. Sycorax 24 Margaret 25 Prospero 26 Setebos 27 Ferdinand.

Art drawings of some of Uranus moons:

Cressida jpg
Juliet jpg
Portia jpg
Belinda jpg
Puc jpg
Caliban jpg
Sycorax jpg
Umbriel png

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