Uranus

Emily Larson

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Basic Facts

  • One Rotation: 17 hours and 14 minutes
  • One Revolution: 84 Earth years
  • 2.877 billion Kilometers from the Sun
  • 7th planet from the Sun

Makeup

-made up of a combination of rock and different ices

-83% hydrogen

-15% helium

-2% methane

Moons

  • 27 moons

-Cordelia, Ophelia, Bianca, Cressida, and Juliet are some of it's moons

Temperatures

Uranus has the coldest atmosphere of any planet in the solar system.

  • Average Temperature: -212.2º C (-350º F)

Interesting Facts

  • 13 known rings
  • Discovered by William Herschel in 1781
  • Wind speeds reach up to 900 km
  • Often referred to as the "Ice Giant"
  • 14.5 times the mass of Earth
What Is Uranus?
Planet Song for Kids/Solar System Song for Children/Uranus Song for Children