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Surface features Titania with surface features labeled Among Uranus' moons, Titania is intermediate in brightness between the dark Oberon and Umbriel and the bright Ariel and Miranda . [7] Its surface shows a strong opposition surge : its reflectivity decreases from 35% at a phase angle of 0° ( geometrical albedo ) to 25% at an angle of about 1°. Titania has a relatively low Bond albedo of about 17%. [7] Its surface is generally slightly red in color, but less red than that of Oberon . [24] However, fresh impact deposits are bluer, while the smooth plains situated on the leading hemisphere near Ursula crater and along some grabens are somewhat redder. [24] [25] There may be an asymmetry between the leading and trailing hemispheres; [26] the former appears to be redder than the latter by 8%. [h] However, this difference is related to the smooth plains and may be accidental. [24] The reddening of the surfaces probably results from space weathering caused by bombardment by charged particles and
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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