Uranus has 27 moons, all of which are named after characters from the works of Shakespeare and Alexander Pope. The five main satellites, in order of proximity to Uranus, are Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, and Oberon. Before the Voyager 2 studied Uranus in 1986, these five moons were the only ones known to exist.
Ariel (a character in The Tempest by Shakespeare and also a character in a Pope poem) is the brightest moon of Uranus. The most notable features on this moon are the craters that cover the surface as well as the interconnected rift valleys that run across the moon. Some of the valleys are up to 6 miles deep.