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Nine Planets: Uranus
The Planet Uranus Just the facts...
Uranus Just a small Uranus site with general information.
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If you lived on Uranus, spring would probably not be your favorite season. Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists can study the planet's climate like never before. They came up with some surprising...more
The bland aquamarine face of Uranus bears witness to the fact that Uranus is enshrouded in clouds. The planet appears to be blue-green because the atmosphere absorbs the red wavelengths of the visible...more
Uranus has // Call the moon count function defined in the document head print_moon_count('uranus'); fascinating moons and a complicated ring system. The ring system is a completely different form of ring...more
The Giant planets do not have the same kind of structure inside that the terrestrial planets do. Their evolution was quite different than that of the terrestrial planets, and they have much more gas and...more
Uranus is the tilted planet. Its spin axis, which defines the locations of its North and South Poles, is tilted almost 98┬░ away from the "upright" direction perpendicular to its orbital plane. In other...more
Atmospheres of the giant planets have definitely evolved from their formation out of the primitive solar nebula. How much they have evolved remains to be seen, however. Because of their enormous gravity,...more
The major gaseous constituent of the atmosphere is methane. At the uppermost reaches of the atmosphere, near the thermosphere, methane gas breaks apart due to the influence of energetic photons or charged...more
Motions in the atmosphere include wind. The major winds in the Uranian atmosphere are the zonal winds which consist of westward flowing zones and eastward flowing belts. The other major means of motion...more