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                                     All about Uranus Planet

It is the seventh planet from the Sun. It is not visible to naked eye. It is the first planet discovered with the help of a telescope. It was discovered by Sir William Herschel on 13 March 1781. The name of this planet is given after the father of roman god Saturn.

Fast facts: –

  • This planet is so large in size that it can contain 15 earths at a time.
  • It has a total of 27 moons.
  • This planet has 13 rings.
  • Astronomer Johann Bode has suggested the name Uranus.
  • One trip of this planet around sun takes 84 earth years.
  • It is also called as ‘Ice Giant’.
  • Uranus has the coldest atmosphere of any planet with a minimum temperature which is -224°C approximately.
  • Only one spacecraft has flown by the Uranus and that spacecraft was Voyager 2.
  • The largest moon of the planet is Titania.
  • This Planet has an unusual tilt which is believed to be caused by a collision.
  • Winds on this planet can reach up to a speed of 560 miles per hour.
  • Firstly, this planet was named as ‘Georgium Sidus’. It is a Latin word which means Georgian Planet. This name was given by William Herschel.
  • It is the second least dense planet.

 

 

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