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Uranus ♅

Planet Uranus



Uranus is the seventh of nine planets in our solar system and is one of the outer "gas giant" planets. Uranus is best viewed in summer and is in the constellation Aquarius.

Uranus Stats
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 8.686e+25
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 25,559
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.29
      1. Distance from sun (km)
      2. 2,870,990,000
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 17.9
      1. Orbital period (years)
      2. 84.01
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 6.81
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0461
      1. Tilt of axis (°)
      2. 97.86
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.774
      1. Surface gravity (m/sec2)
      2. 7.77
      1. Escape velocity (km/sec)
      2. 21.30
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.51
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 5.52
      1. Cloud temperature
      2. -193°C
      1. Atmosphere
      2. H=83%, He=15%, CH4=2%
      1. Moons
      2. 27


    Rings of Uranus
        1. Name
        2. Planetary Distance (km)
        3. Shepherd Moon
        1. Zetacc Ring
        2. 26,840-34,890
        1. Zetac Ring
        2. 34,890-37,850
        1. 1986U2R
        2. 37,000-39,500
        1. Zeta Ring
        2. 37,850-41,350
        1. 6 Ring
        2. 41,837
        1. 5 Ring
        2. 42,234
        1. 4 Ring
        2. 42,570
        1. Alpha Ring
        2. 44,718
        1. Beta Ring
        2. 45,661
        1. Eta Ring
        2. 47,175
        1. Etac Ring
        2. 47,176
        1. Gamma Ring
        2. 47,627
        1. Deltac Ring
        2. 48,300
        1. Delta Ring
        2. 48,300
        1. Lambda Ring
        2. 50,023
        1. Epilson Ring
        2. 51,149
        3. Cordelia, Ophelia
        1. Nu Ring
        2. 66,100-69,900
        1. Mu Ring
        2. 86,000-103,000


      27 Moons of Uranus (in order of size)

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