The planet Uranus is approximately 4.5 billion years old. All the planets of the solar system formed at about the same time as the protoplanetary disk of dust and gas that surrounded the primordial sun collapsed and coll... More » Science Astronomy Planets

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 »

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 »

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 »

The planet Uranus has a little over fourteen and a half times the mass of Earth and weighs roughly 86 septillion kilograms. Despite its much greater mass, the planet has a mean radius that is four times greater than the ... More »

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 »

A day on the planet Uranus is 17 hours, 14 minutes and 24 seconds long, according to One year is equivalent to 84.3 Earth years. Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and is located 1.79 billion miles from... More » Science Astronomy Planets