Uranus . A gas giant . Cool facts on Uranus . Uranus is the 4 th most massive planet in our solar system . While known about for centuries , Uranus was thought to be a star until 1781. Uranus is the farthest planet from earth that ia visible to the naked eye . . The size of uranus.
A gas giant
The temperature on Uranus is approximately
-355 degrees fahrenheit on the surface
Uranus orbits the sun on its side , it spins like a wheel !!
Scientists think Uranus was hit by something that tipped it over
That’s far !!
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It’s not visible to the naked eye, and became the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus is tipped over on its side with an axial tilt of 98 degrees. It is often described as “rolling around the Sun on its side
1 day on earth = 17 earth hours on Uranus
Summer on Uranus lasts one long day – 42 years: A day on Uranus is only about 17 hours. But the tilt of Uranus works out so that one pole or the other is usually pointed towards the Sun. This means that a day at the north pole of Uranus lasts half of a Uranian year – 84 Earth years. So, if you could stand on the north pole of Uranus, you would see the Sun rise in the sky, circle around for 42 years, and finally dip down below the horizon. Then you would have 42 years of darknessHow long is a day on Uranus