Neptune

By: Nia Scott

  • 8th Planet from the Sun
  • 2.7 billion miles from the Sun
  • Uranus is the closest planet to Neptune ( 1.62 billion miles)
  • Thick,icy , and windy
  • " Ice Giant"
  • Other names ~ " Poseidon"
  • 14 known moons, most distant planet, smallest of the gas giants, gravity is almost earth like,strongest winds in the solar system
  • no definite surface
  • Mass is 17.15
  • 13 known moons
  • 165 year orbital period
  • Rotational period 18 hours
  • Myth : The God of freshwater and sea in Roman religion