What You Need to Know About Planet Uranus
There is so much discovered facts one can learn about the universe. A lot of knowledge pertaining the space has been acquired through space crafts equipped with cameras, telescopes as well as satellite cameras. One can learn a lot from a single planet like Uranus. It is a cool space fact that Uranus is the seventh furthest planet from the sun. It is also a cool space fact that the planet earth is third with mercury being the first and Venus the second. Prior to reaching planet Uranus from planet earth, one would have to pass through planet mars, Jupiter and Saturn. Among the reasons that made it too long to discover the planet Uranus is due to the fact that it is not only dim but also tend to take to love before revolving around the sun. Thanks to the advancement of telescopes, Uranus was discovered being the first planet to be discovered using a telescope. It is also a fact that it tends to be inclined to the axis at an approximately 98 degrees making it being refered to as a planet rolling around the sun.
It is also a cool fact that planet uranus is known to have a mass of 8.68 x 10^25 kg (15 Earths), a polar diameter of 49,946 km and the equatorial diameter of 51,118 km. It is also known to have moons such as Umbriel, Oberon, and Titania. One would also need to note that the planet Uranus tends to have 13 rings and its temperatures tend to sink as low as -216 ?C. One would also need to note that the Uranus orbit period is 30,687 days (84.0 years) while the orbit distance is 2,870,658,186 km (19.19 AU). The name Uranus is also said to come from an ancient Greek deity which was known as Ouranos.
It is also a fact that some parts of the planet Uranus tend to be exposed to the sun for 42 years and also tend to be exposed to another 42 years of darkness. Due to water on the upper atmosphere, Uranus tend to have a pale blue color. It is also a fact that Uranus also tend to poses hydrogen that is also mixed with helium and a mixture of ice and rock at the mantle.
When compared to the other planets, this planet also tend to experience the lowest temperatures. Uranus tend to experience temperatures as low as -224?C. On average, Neptune tend to be averagely colder but does not hit temperatures as low as -224?C. Miranda tends to be the most amazing moon with terraces, ice canyons, and other strange looking surfaces. One would need to note that a spacecraft has taken close range images displaying images of its moons, its rings as well as detailed information of the planet Uranus.