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Uranus is the third largest planet and the seventh planet from the sun. Uranus is the only planet that rotates on its side. Other planets orbit the sun and rotate like spinning tops, but Uranus' orbit more closely resemb... More »

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Find kid-oriented Web pages that contain facts about the planet Uranus on MrNussbaum.com, the NASA website and the European Space Agency website. NASA's website contains both basic and advanced content about the planet, ... More »

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Some cool facts about Uranus include that it is the only giant planet whose equator sits at nearly a right angle to its orbit and that it was discovered by William Herschel on March 13, 1781. The planet has nine known ri... More »

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The revolution of Uranus, or the time it takes for the planet to revolve around the sun, is 30,687.15 Earth days. This revolution is also the equivalent of approximately 84 years on Earth. More »

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Some cool facts about Uranus include that it is the only giant planet whose equator sits at nearly a right angle to its orbit and that it was discovered by William Herschel on March 13, 1781. The planet has nine known ri... More »

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As of 2014, Uranus has an atmospheric temperature minimum of -224 degrees Celsius, making it the coldest planet in the solar system. The planet's upper atmosphere is mostly covered by a haze of methane, which hides storm... More »

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The third largest planet in our solar system is Uranus. It has a diameter of almost 30,000 miles, which is more than three and a half times the size of Earth. More »

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