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Uranus Statistics

Planetary Symbol: Name in Roman/Greek Mythology: Uranus/Uranus
Diameter: 51,488 km (32,000 miles) Rotation Period about Axis: 17.24 hrs (retrograde?)
Mass: 86.8x10^24 kilograms (14.5 x Earth's) Revolution Period about the Sun: 84 years
Density: 1,270 kg/m^3 Tilt of Axis: 98o (or 82o?)
Minimum Distance from Sun: 2.7 billion km
(1.7 billion miles)
Surface Gravity: 8.69 m/s^2 (0.89 x Earth's)
Maximum Distance from Sun: 3 billion km
(1.87 billion miles)
Temperature at Cloud Tops: -200o C ( -328o F)
Orbital Semimajor Axis: 19.19 AU (Earth=1 AU) Average Cloud Top Temperature (K): 73K
Minimum Distance from Earth: 2.57 billion km
(1.6 billion miles)
Satellites/Rings: known moons, faint rings

Uranus Image Archive

Comparative Planetary Statistics -- in table form

Comparative Orbital Statistics -- in table form

Actual Distance to Earth

Last modified May 5, 2003 by Randy Russell.

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