NEPTUNE

BY: JACKSON WALKER

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Urbain Le Verrier

URABAIN LE VERRIER. ONE OF THE DISCOVERERS OF NEPTUNE. HE WAS A MATHEMATICIAN. HE PREDICATED WHERE THE UNKNOWN PLANET (NEPTUNE) WAS, ONLY USING MATH AND OBSERVING URANUS'S ORBIT.
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JOHN GALLE

HE RECEIVED A LETTER FROM LE VERRIER, GIVING HIM THE COORDINATES FOR NEPTUNE. HE SAW NEPTUNE ONLY ONE DEGREE OFF OF WHERE LE VERRIER PREDICTED IT TO BE.

THE DAY THAT GALLE FOUND NEPTUNE WAS SEPTEMBER 23, 1846

NEPTUNE

THIS IS NEPTUNE.


IT IS THE 8TH PLANET FROM THE SUN


IT IS ALSO THE LAST PLANET IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

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1 UPPER ATMOSPHERE

2 ATMOSPHERE

3 MANTLE

4 CORE

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FUN FACT: THE CORE OF NEPTUNE IS ABOUT AS BIG AS EARTH

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THE DARK SPOT

IT, LIKE JUPITER'S RED SPOT, IS AN ANTICYCLONIC STORM, BUT IT IS DIFFERENT FROM JUPITER'S RED SPOT BECAUSE IT FORMS AND DEFORMS EVERY FEW YEARS. JUPITER'S STORM HAS BEEN THERE FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS AND IS STILL THERE TODAY.
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THIS IS HOW BIG THE EARTH LOOKS NEXT TO NEPTUNE.
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WILLIAM LASSEL

THIS IS THE DISCOVERER OF TRITON THE BIGGEST OF NEPTUNE'S 13 MOONS.
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FUN FACT HE FOUND TRITON ONLY 17 DAYS AFTER NEPTUNE HAD BEEN FOUND!!

TRITON

TRITON IS NEPTUNE'S BIGGEST MOON BY FAR. IT IS THE ONLY MOON THAT REVOLVES AROUND A PLANET BACKWARDS.TRITON IS THE ONLY MOON THAT IS GEOLOGICALLY ACTIVE.
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FUN FACT

TRITON IS BELIEVED TO ONCE HAVE BEEN A DWARF PLANET. THEN IT FELL INTO NEPTUNE'S GRAVITATIONAL PULL.
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THIS IS PROTEUS IT IS NEPTUNE'S SECOND LARGEST MOON.

VOYAGER 2

THE VOYAGER 2 IS THE 1ST AND ONLY SPACECRAFT TO HAVE TRAVELED TO NEPTUNE AND URANUS. ALL PICS AND MOST OF THE INFO WE HAVE ABOUT NEPTUNE COMES FROM VOYAGER 2.
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