Where do the names of Uranus moons (Ariel, Umbriel, Miranda, Titania, Oberon) come from?

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William Her­schel, En­glish­man, dis­cov­er­er of Uranus and its major moons, was very pa­tri­ot­ic for naming. He orig­i­nal­ly named Uranus as "George Star" to honour king of England, but the name was changed later.

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