Being the seventh planet of the solar system, Uranus
is located about three billion miles from the Sun
Because of the distance from the Sun, its average
temperature is 200 degrees below zero.
British astronomer William Herschel announced
its discovery on March 13, 1781.
It is also the first planet discovered using a
It is the third largest in terms of size, and the
fourth most massive.
Its name was given after the Greek deity of the
sky Uranus (Ancient Greek 'Οὐρανός ").
In ancient times, it wasn’t considered a planet
(low light and slow orbit)
It takes 84 Earth years to travel around its
It takes 10 hours to complete a revolution
around its axis.
Its diameter is 52,400 kilometers, which is 4
times the size of Earth.
It has 21 satellites, and it is uncertain if more.
Uranus is similar in composition to
Neptune, and both have a composition
different from the other two gas giants
(Jupiter and Saturn). It’s gaseous.
It has the coldest planetary atmosphere
in the Solar System, with a minimum
temperature of 49 K (-224 ° C)