Trinculo is a retrograde non-spherical moon of Uranus. It was found by Holman, et al. on 2001-08-13, and given the designation S/2001 U 1.
Confirmed as Uranus XXI, it was named after the drunken jester Trinculo in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sheppard, S. S.; Jewitt, D. C.; and Kleyna, J.;
An Ultradeep Survey for Irregular Satellites of Uranus: Limits to Completeness, The Astronomical Journal, 129 (2005), pp. 518–525
- ↑ IAU Circular IAUC 7980: S/2001 U 1, September 30, 2002
Gladman, B. J.; Kavelaars, J. J.; Holman, M. J.; Petit, J.-M.; Scholl, H., Nicholson, P. D.; and Burns, J. A.;
The Discovery of Uranus XIX, XX, and XXI, Icarus, 147 (2000), pp. 320–324