NEPTUNE

QUICK/INTRESTING FACTS

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Neptune is the 4th largest planet of the solar system after Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, it is 34,503m/ 55,528km
Neptune is 4,503,000,000km away from the sun
Neptune's length of rotation is: 18 hours

Neptune's length of day is: od 16 hours & 6 minutes

Neptune's length of year is: 165 years

Neptune has 13 months

Largest moon is Triton-Neptune's moons are: Nereid, Proteus, Larissa, Despina, Galatea, Thalassa, Naiad, etc.....

Neptune is made out of ice

the first layer of Neptune is its icy atmosphere, which os mostly hydrgen and helium. the billuish coloration comes from traces of methane in the dull blue of Uranus, which implies something else could bve affecting it.

Neptune's surface gravity is almost Earth like

Johann Gollfried Galle, Heinrich Louis Darrest, Urban Le Verrier, John Couch Adams were the discovers of Neptune
Astronomers named the planets after roman gods
it would take 12 years to travel from Earth to Neptune

FUN FACTS!

-Neptune was only visited up close once

-Neptune is the smallest of the gas giants

-Neptune is the coldest planet in the solar system

WEATHER REPORTS

-Huge storms- high winds

-353 fahrenhite (-214 celsius)

Neptune has the strongest winds in the solar system

weather is so intense its still a mystery

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COMPARING TO EARTH

EARTH: nitrogen-NEPTUNE: hydrogen

EARTH: 6,371km-NEPTUNE: 24,622km

EARTH: 1 moon-NEPTUNE: 13 moons

Neptune recevies thousand times less sun then Earth

its possible earth HAD more then 1 moon in the past, millions or even billions of years ago.

MORE INFO!

Because Neptune is not solid body, its atmosphere under goes differently rotation. the wide equatorial zone rotates with a period of about 18 hours, which is slower then the 16.1-hour rotation of the planets magnetic field.
Neptune is the 8th planet, farthest from the sun but also considered last because Pluto is no longer considered a planet.
The voyager 2 spacecrafft was lanchection Aug 20, 1977, and it reached Neptune on Aug 24, 1989. So voyager 2 took about 12 years to reach Neptune.