Facts About Planet Uranus
One can acquire a lot of knowledge about the discovered facts about the universe. The discovery of the planets alone and exploration tours by satellites and distant observation using a telescope has offered so much knowledge to human about the space. One can learn a lot from a single planet like Uranus. One would need to begin by learning that it is a space fact that Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. It is also a cool space fact that the planet earth is third with mercury being the first and Venus the second. It is also a cool space fact that one would have to pass mars, Jupiter and Saturn from earth prior to reaching planet Uranus. Among the reasons that made it too long to discover the planet Uranus is due to the fact that it is not only dim but also tend to take to love before revolving around the sun. It is also a cool fact that it uranus happen to be the first planet to be discovered using a telescope. Due to its 98 degrees inclination, it tends to be described as a planet that rolls around the sun on its side.
It is also a cool fact that planet uranus is known to have a mass of 8.68 x 10^25 kg (15 Earths), a polar diameter of 49,946 km and the equatorial diameter of 51,118 km. Among the known moons include Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, and Oberon. It is also a fact that the temperatures in planet mars tend to go as low as -216 ?C. The planet also tend to turn on its axis and takes 17 hours and 14 minutes and turns in the opposite direction when compared to the earth. It is also a fact that the name Uranus comes from a Greece deity known as Ouranos.
It is also a fact that the Uranus tend to have some parts exposed to the sun for 42 years then enjoy another 42 years of darkness. Due to water on the upper atmosphere, Uranus tend to have a pale blue color. It also tend to possess hydrogen on the upper later mixed with helium and has its mantle surrounded by ice core and rock.
Uranus also tend to hit the coldest temperatures when compared to any planet. Uranus tend to experience temperatures as low as -224?C. However, one would need to note that Neptune tend to be colder on average although its temperatures do not sink as low as -224?C. The moons such as Oberon, Miranda, and Titania tend to be frozen all with dark surfaces some formed of a mixture of rocks and ice. There is only one spacecraft that has taken close up images of Uranus as a planet, its moons, and its rings.