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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.

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The planet Uranus is sometimes referred to by it's nickname, the "Bull's Eye" planet. The belts and zones, along with the rings around the planet, make Uranus appear similar to a bull's eye.

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Uranus was named after the mythical Greek god of the sky. Other names were considered for the planet in the 19th century. However, Johann Elert Bode suggested that the planet's name should follow the Roman tradition of n...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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The force of gravity on Uranus is 8.69 meters per second squared, which is also the speed at which dropped objects accelerate toward the surface of the planet. On Earth, objects accelerate at 9.78 meters per second squar...

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