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Why is Uranus such a unique planet?
It is freezing cold and has rings vertical instead of horizontal. Also because instead of it's rings made of rocks and ice they are made of gases helium small pebbles and other space junk. It is the 7th planet from the sun and can get up to -300 degrees!! Uranus is a cool planet!
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Uranus is the 7th planet from our Sun. It's orbit lies between the orbits of Saturn and Neptune.
Because almost nobody outside Great Britain liked Herschel's proposed name, Georgium Sidus (George's Star). Since Saturn is the next planet out from Jupiter and in… Roman mythology Saturn is the father of Jupiter, it seemed fitting to name the next planet out after Saturn's father, who was... um ... actually, Caelus; Ouranos is the Greek name for him, so Uranus is the only planet that takes its name from Greek rather than Latin.
Uranus is a part of the solar system. So yes, Uranus is a planet.
The planet after Uranus is Neptune so the order of the planets go... Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune & Pluto
it was flipped on its axis almost as if it was hit by an object long ago...
The fact that it rotates on it's side
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and is the third largest in the solar system. It was discovered by William Herschel in 1781. It has an equatorial diameter of 51,800 …kilometers (32,190 miles) and orbits the Sun once every 84.01 Earth years. It has a mean distance from the Sun of 2.87 billion kilometers (1.78 billion miles). It rotates about its axis once every 17 hours 14 minutes. Uranus has at least 22 moons. The two largest moons, TITANIA and OBERON, were discovered by William Herschel in 1787.
the orbit of uranus is sideways and the way the orbit of the planet and the gravity and ive seen in books of the planet uranus the rings are parelel of the poles or the axis i…s tipped on the side ..the poles of uranus is not north and south .but they are east and west .
The planet Uranus is a blue-green color, as if it were watery, and is tilted onto its side. It also has rings that are smaller and fainter than those of Saturn. It has less in…ternal heat than the other gas giants, making it the coldest planet by average temperature. More on These Uranus was accidentally found by William Herschel while he was searching the sky with a telescope in 1781. It was really seen at earlier times, but the others thought Uranus was only a star. The closest direct observation was by the unmanned probe Voyage 2 in 1986. Uranus is mainly hydrogen and helium, but has higher proportions of heavier elements (water, ammonia, methane) than Jupiter or Saturn, and is covered with thick clouds. The planet has a blue-green color because of the methane gas. It has 27 known moons. Uranus was tipped onto its side, probably by a large collision early in its formation, and at times in its orbit has one pole or the other pointing toward the Sun. It takes 84 Earth years to make one orbit. It has thin orbital rings like those on Saturn. But because of the planet's tilt, these can often appear as a thin line, or alternatively as a "bulls-eye" target around Uranus. (see related question)
uranus is a gas giant, so it has a very thick, gaseous atmosphere. there is no distinguishing place between the atmosphere and the rocky interior of the planet
Uranus spins on its side
No. Uranus does not have planets; it is a planet. It does, however, have a number of moons.
Uranus's tilt of Axial is unusual because Uranus is tilted on it's side