URANUS

Also called the Tilted planet

Come to Uranus today, you'll be happy you did :)

It was named after the Greek god of heavens and father of the Titans. It has a long year. Can you guess what planet that is?. It's... Uranus. Whether it's ice skating on the planets surface or water sliding on it's rings, Uranus is good for most winter sports ( mountain sports not included ). Not athletic? Like diamonds? We have diamonds, but you'll have to mine them.

Did you know Uranus is 1,787,000,000 miles away from the sun? That's about two times further than Earth

Uranus Trivia

In 1781 Sir William Herschel discovered our great planet. You can thank him later.

Do you know how big Uranus is?

Uranus would take up about sixty-three earths.

Here are just some photos of Uranus and its moons

Did you know Uranus is made up of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium, and 2% methane.

The gravity of Uranus

If you weighed 100 pounds on earth you would weigh 90 pounds on Uranus.

Days and years on Uranus are longer than days and years on Earth

One day on Uranus is 17 hours and 14 minutes. 30,678 of them is one year. About 84 earth years.

The surface temerature range on Uranus

The surface temperature range on Uranus is about -224 c which is good if you like the cold better than the hot weather.

Uranus's diameter

Uranus's diameter, or distance through its center is about 32,000 miles. That is about four times the diameter of Earth.


You can go here to learn more about Uranus and its diameter.

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