All about Neptune

By: Kanya Hudson

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10 Fun Facts

  • Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It is the fourth-largest planet by diameter and the third-largest by mass. Among the giant planets in the Solar System, Neptune is the most dense.
  • After Pluto was declassified as a planet, Neptune became the farthest planet from the sun. Neptune's diameter is about 30,200 miles or almost 4 times the Earth's diameter. The planet was named after the Roman sea God.
  • Neptune is so far away that it took the space probe Voyager 2, 12 years to reach it.
  • Neptune is the stormiest planet. The winds there can blow up to 1,240 miles per hour, that is three times as fast as Earth's Hurricanes.
  • The planet has has a system of thin dark rings but they are incomplete rings and are best described as arcs.
  • Neptune is a sea blue color due to the methane gas in its atmosphere.
  • Neptune once had a great dark spot similar to Jupiter.
  • Neptune only receives 1/900 of the solar energy that reaches Earth.
  • Neptune has its own heat source, it emits a quantity of energy 2.7 times greater than it receives.
  • Neptune has 19 known moons.

Four Questions

  • What do i wear here? What you wear is long pants,long shirt,jacket,boots/sneakers.
  • What does the surface of the planet look like?The surface is rocky and blue.
  • How would humans protect themselves on the planet?They would protect themselves with a weapon they have to have a permanent for or a protection dog.
  • How many moons does the planet have?Neptune has 19 known moons.

Fun things to do on Neptune

  • Space walk
  • Find cool things