Neptune

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What makes Neptune unique?

Neptune is the farthest planet in our solar system.

Neptune has no solid surface to walk on.

Neptunes core remains hotter than the suns surface.

The weather on this planet is wild.

The winds blow more than a thousand miles an hour.

Neptune is a Gas Giant.

Neptune is the smallest Gas Giant.

Neptune is the smallest of the Gas Giants.

Remember Jupiters red spot?

Well Neptune had a big storm like that and now has a spot called the great dark spot.

Neptune is the eighth planet from the sun by about 4.5 billion km.

Neptune was first observed in 1846.

Neptune spins on its axis very rapidly.

In some sources it said that Neptune has 13 moons,but in others it said that Neptune has 14 moons.

Neptunes rings were not discovered until the late 1900’s.

The first ring was actually discovered in 1968.

Neptune has five rings: Galle, Le Verrier, Lassell, Arago, and Adams.

Neptune was named after an acient roman god of teh sea.

Neptunes moons are , Triton,Nereid,Proteas,KuiperBelt,Galatea,Naiad,Psamathe,Neso,Halimede,Sao,Laomedeia,Despina and Thalassa.

Bibilyography

13 Planets

David A Aguilar

Space facts

NASA

http://burro.astr.cwru.edu/stu/neptune.html

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