Neptune The eighth planet

What is the diameter or size of the planet-

The diameter of Neptune is 30,775 miles.

The period or rotation and revolution-

Neptune's rotation period is 16 hours and 17 minutes. Neptune's revolution is 60,190 (164.8 Earth years).

Average distance from the sun-

Neptune's average distance from the sun is 2,793,100,000 miles.

Origin of the planets name-

Origin Neptune comes from the greek god Neptune who was god of the sea but was originally god of freshwater.

The Roman god Neptune.

The average surface temperature or range of temperature- Neptune's average range of temperature is between -360 degrees Fahrenheit and -328 degrees Fahrenheit.

4 interesting facts:

1. Neptune's atmosphere has hydrogen, helium, methane and acetylene in it.

2. Neptune is easily the stormiest planet in our solar system because Neptune has storms that are 10 times stronger than hurricanes on Earth, it is the windiest planet and is the coldest.

The planet is named after the roman god Neptune.

The largest moon on Neptune, triton was discovered just 17 days after the planet Neptune itself was discovered.


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