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Planet Uranus: Facts About Its Name, Moons and Orbit

Learn about the history of Uranus (and how it got its name) as well as the physical characteristics of the planet including its rings and moons.

Uranus - Wikipedia

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It has the third-largest planetary radius and fourth-largest planetary mass in the Solar System. Uranus is ...

Uranus Facts: Interesting Facts about Planet Uranus • The ...

Uranus Facts. Uranus, named after the the father of the Roman god Saturn, is the seventh planet in the Solar System and third of the gas giants. It is the third ...

Uranus Facts - Interesting Facts about Planet Uranus

Uranus turns on its axis once every 17 hours, 14 minutes. The planet rotates in a retrograde direction, opposite to the way Earth and most other planets turn.

Uranus - Educational facts and history of the planet Uranus.

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and the third largest (by diameter). Uranus is larger in diameter but smaller in mass than Neptune

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Planet Uranus Facts. 1. Uranus is named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus was the husband of Gaia, the goddess of the Earth. 2. It was discovered in December 13 ...

Uranus Fact Sheet - NASA

Uranus Earth Ratio (Uranus/Earth) Semimajor axis (10 6 km) 2,872.46: 149.60: 19.201: Sidereal orbit period (days) 30,685.4: 365.256: 84.011: Tropical orbit period (days)

Uranus Facts - Cool Uranus Facts | Cool Space Facts

Uranus Facts Let’s get started with some facts about the planet Uranus and what it’s all about. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. You unfortunately

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Uranus Facts: did you know that... Uranus was originally called 'George's Star' ... Uranus Facts. 20 Facts about ... Uranus' axis of rotation is tilted sideways, ...

Uranus Information and Facts | National Geographic

Uranus's rotation axis is nearly horizontal, as though the planet has been knocked on its side. This unusual orientation may be the result of a collision with a ...

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