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An Overview of Uranus' Atmosphere

The plain bluegreen face of Uranus shows that Uranus is made of of only one thing. Beside clouds, there is also smog.

Uranus' atmosphere is still forming.

Motions in the cloud patterns indicate that, like Jupiter and Saturn, the winds of Uranus move in a striped pattern. This means that, even though the pattern is hard to see, Uranus is striped, just like Jupiter and Saturn.

Uranus is the most strange planet of all because the daytime on Uranus lasts for the whole summer. In fact, Uranus has very strange seasons because it is a sideways planet!


Last modified May 7, 2009 by Randy Russell.

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