Uranus By: Hogan Fortune

The diameter or size of the planet - The diameter of Uranus is 31,763 miles.

The period or rotation and revolution -It takes Uranus 84 years to go around the earth, and completes one rotation in about 17 earth hours.

Average distance from the sun - The average distance of Uranus from the sun is about 1,783,950,000 miles.

Origin of the planet’s name - Origin and history of the name Uranus. From Greek Oupa Voc, the name of the husband of Gaia. The father of the Titans in Greek mythology. His name is derived from is also the name of the seventh planet in the solar system. Oupa Voc meaning "the heavens".

Average surface temperature or range of temperature - The temperature of Uranus is -357 degrees Fahrenheit.

4 Interesting Facts -

1.Uranus is the coldest planet in the Solar System

2.Uranus orbits the Sun on its side.

3.A Season on Uranus lasts one long day – 42 years.

4. Uranus smells like rotten eggs because there is so much sulfur in the atmosphere.


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