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The Planet Neptune

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  • 1. The Planet Neptune Andrew Wolf February 10, 2012
  • 2. Project Overview• About Neptune• Neptune’s discovery• Interesting facts• Living on Neptune• Water and gases• Neptune and Earth• Summary
  • 3. About Neptune Orbital period: 60,189 days Atmosphere: hydrogen, helium, and methane ₒ Average temperature: -360 F Neptune has 13 moons and 6 rings
  • 4. Neptune’s Discovery Neptune was discovered by John Couch Adams in 1846. Neptune got its name from the god of water. A spacecraft called Voyager 2 studied Neptune in 1989.
  • 5. Interesting Facts Winds howl across the planet at speeds up to 1,490 miles. Neptune is so far away from the sun that it takes 165 Earth years to make one orbit. Very strong winds push clouds across Neptune.
  • 6. Living on Neptune People could not survive on Neptune because it does not have oxygen.
  • 7. Water and Gases There is water on Neptune. Neptune’s core has molten rock, water, liquid ammonia, and methane. Hydrogen, helium, and a small amount of methane gives the clouds blue color.
  • 8. Neptune and Earth Neptune is 2,700,000,000 miles from Earth. Neptune doesn’t have landforms because it doesn’t have a flat surface. A day on Earth is 24 hours; a day on Neptune is 16 hours and 6 minutes. A year on Neptune is 164.79 Earth years.
  • 9. Summary Neptune has 6 rings and 13 moons. Neptune is so cold because it’s so far away from the Sun. Neptune has water but people can’t live on it because it doesn’t have oxygen.

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