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Solar System Coloring Book--Uranus

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Distance from Sun: 1,784,000,000 miles

Diameter: 32,193 miles or about 4 Earths across

Number of moons:

Length of a year: 30,685 Earth days (about 84 Earth years)

Temperature: -346F

Uranus is a ball of gas with a rocky core.

Uranus is the 7th planet from the Sun, and is a giant ball of gas. The clouds that circle the planet are greenish-blue. Uranus is the only planet in the solar system that spins on its side as it orbits the Sun. Uranus also has 11 thin rings (not shown here) that surround the planet.

Other Coloring Books:

Sun | Mercury | Venus | Earth | Mars | Asteroids | Jupiter | Saturn | Uranus | Neptune | Pluto | Comets

Last modified May 5, 2003 by Randy Russell.

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