The planet Uranus
By Max Dillon
*Uranus is the fith planet from the sun.
*It takes 30,685 Earth days for Uranus to complete an orbit around the sun.
*Distance from Earth at the closest point, 1,607,000,000 miles
*mass is 86,810,300,000,000,000 billion kg (14.536 x Earth).
*Uranus is the third largest planet in the Solar System.
* Distance from Sun is 1,783.98 million miles (2,870 million km).
* Uranus orbits the Sun on its side. Its South Pole is pointed towards Earth. The angle of the tilt of its axis is 98 degrees.
Infrared images of Uranus (1.6 and 2.2 microns) obtained on Aug. 6, 2014,. The white spot is an extremely large storm that was brighter than any feature ever recorded on the planet . The cloud rotating into view at the lower-right limb grew into the large storm that was seen by amateur astronomers at visible wavelengths. Imke de Pater (UC Berkeley) & Keck Observatory images.From Amateur and professional astronomers alike captivated by 'incredible' storms across Uranus