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The Planet Uranus

Interesting facts about the planet Uranus


 
The Planet UranusUranus is the seventh planet from the sun. It is one of the large gaseous planets and it has a thin series of rings.

Uranus is "tipped" on its side, possibly the result of a collision with some other heavenly body in the distant past.

Interesting facts about the planet Uranus:

  • Average distance from the sun:  1.87 billion miles
  • Average distance from Earth:  1.6 billion miles
  • Rank in size among the planets:  3rd 
  • Diameter at the equator:  31,763 miles 
  • Planet type: Gaseous 
  • Mass:  14.54 times the earth's mass 
  • Gravity:  .919 times the earth's gravity 
  • Surface temperature:  approximately -364 F 
  • Orbital velocity:  4.23 miles/sec 
  • Earth years required to orbit the sun:  84 
  • Tilt of axis:  9755' 
  • Earth hours required to rotate on its axis: 17h 14m 
  • Escape velocity:  13.67 miles/sec 
  • Number of moons:  27+ 
  • Does it have and atmosphere?  yes 

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