Portia is the seventh moon in order of distance from Uranus.
It is named after Portia, the heroine of Shakespeare's play The Merchant
of Venice, and is also known as Uranus XII. Portia was discovered by Voyager
scientist Stephen P. Synnott from images sent back by Voyager 2 on January 3, 1986 and was given the temporary designation S/1986 U1.
||1986, by Voyager 2
||66,090 km (41,080 miles)
||156 × 126 km (97 × 78 miles)
||0.513 days (12 hr 19 min.)