Derek Demers

Background Info

Substances: Water, Ammonia, Hydrogen, Methane, Helium

Radius: 15,759 mi

Orbital Period: 84 years

Length of Day: 17 hrs 14 min

Distance from the Sun: About 1.787 billion mi

(About 2,871,000,000 kilometers)

Average Temp: -357 degrees Fahrenheit

7th planet from the Sun

It has 27 moons

Interesting Facts

  • Uranus orbits the sun on its side
  • The moons are named after Shakespeare characters
  • Only one spacecraft has flown by Uranus
  • 63 earths could fit into Uranus
  • Uranus can be seen with the unaided eye
  • It has one of the steepest tilts in the galaxy
Uranus Facts Top 10 Facts about Uranus
Planet Song for Kids/Solar System Song for Children/Uranus Song for Children

Works Cited


"Uranus." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2016. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

"Uranus Facts - Interesting Facts about the Planet Uranus." Space Facts RSS. N.p., 02 Jan. 2012. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

"Uranus." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.