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 »

Uranus has a radius of 15,759.2 miles, which is almost four times that of Earth, and it has a circumference of 99,018.1 miles. It has a volume of about 16.39 cubic miles, which makes it 63 times more voluminous than Eart... More » Science Astronomy Planets

Uranus has a mean radius of 25,362 kilometers. It is the seventh planet from the sun and orbits the Earth's sun. A day on Uranus lasts about 17 hours. 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 »

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 »

There are thirteen rings surrounding the planet Uranus. Ten of the rings were first discovered by Australian astronomers in 1977. In 1986, technological advances allowed the space craft Voyager II to identify the other t... More » Science Astronomy Planets