By: Spencer

Uranus only has 90% of the gravity that we have on Earth, so if you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, you will weigh 90 pounds on Uranus.
Uranus is known to orbit around the sun on its side. This is thought to be from a collision in the early stage of planetary formation.
Some of Uranus's moons are named after characters from Shakespeare. This picture only lists a few.
The picture below shows the general composition of Uranus.
Uranus is named after the Greek god Ouranos
Uranus is the second to last planet from the sun, at number 7.
This is Uranus, if you couldn't tell already...
This picture shows an infared view of the planet Uranus. It shows that almost all of the heat on Uranus is on the side facing the sun. That is also why some scientists call Uranus an ice giant.

Fun Facts

  • Uranus was the first planet to be discovered by scientists
  • Uranus is visible to the naked eye, but it was long mistaken as a star due to its slow orbit
  • British astronomer discovered Uranus on accident while surveying stars through his telescope
  • Uranus is 14.5 times larger than Earth