What You Need to Know About Planet Uranus
One can acquire a lot of knowledge about the discovered facts about the universe. More and more information continue to be collected using space crafts, advanced telescopes among other sophisticated tools. One can learn a lot from a single planet like Uranus. It is a cool space fact that Uranus is the seventh furthest planet from the sun. The nearest planet to the sun tend to be mercury followed by Venus then earth. Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn tend to come in between the earth and Uranus. Among the reasons that made it too long to discover the planet Uranus is due to the fact that it is not only dim but also tend to take to love before revolving around the sun. It is also a cool fact that it uranus happen to be the first planet to be discovered using a telescope. It is also a fact that it tends to be inclined to the axis at an approximately 98 degrees making it being refered to as a planet rolling around the sun.
Uranus has an equatorial diameter of 51,118 km, polar diameter of 49,946 km and a mass of 8.68 x 10^25 kg (15 Earths). Among the names of the moons in Uranus include the Titania, Umbriel and Oberon. One would also need to note that the planet Uranus tends to have 13 rings and its temperatures tend to sink as low as -216 ?C. One would also need to note that the Uranus orbit period is 30,687 days (84.0 years) while the orbit distance is 2,870,658,186 km (19.19 AU). It is also a fact that the name Uranus comes from a Greece deity known as Ouranos.
It is also a fact that the Uranus tend to have some parts exposed to the sun for 42 years then enjoy another 42 years of darkness. Due to water on the upper atmosphere, Uranus tend to have a pale blue color. Uranus as a planet tend to contain a mixture of helium and hydrogen gases together with a mixture of ice and rock which forms the mantle.
Uranus also tend to hit the coldest temperatures when compared to any planet. Uranus tend to experience temperatures as low as -224?C. On average, Neptune tend to be averagely colder but does not hit temperatures as low as -224?C. The moons such as Oberon, Miranda, and Titania tend to be frozen all with dark surfaces some formed of a mixture of rocks and ice. It is also a fact that Uranus has had one spacecraft take close range images displaying details about its moons as well as its rings.