Why are Neptune and Uranus sister planets?

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The reason they are considered to be sister, or twin planets, is because they are almost identical in size, and because they both appear to be blue. Their chemical makeup is almost identical as well.
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Where is the planet Uranus?

Uranus is the 7th planet from our Sun.\n. \nIt's orbit lies between the orbits of Saturn and Neptune..

Why was the planet uranus named uranus?

Because almost nobody outside Great Britain liked Herschel'sproposed name, Georgium Sidus (George's Star). Since Saturn is the next planet out from Jupiter and in Romanmythology Saturn is the father of Jupiter, it seemed fitting toname the next planet out after Saturn's father, who was... um ...a ( Full Answer )

What planet is after Uranus?

The planet after Uranus is Neptune so the order of the planets go... Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune & Pluto

How far away is Uranus from Neptune?

i want the anwser Comment: Unfortunately there isn't an exact answer. These planets orbit the Sun at different speeds and the distance between them is always changing.

Which is bigger Uranus or Neptune?

Uranus is a little bit bigger if you measure it with Neptune, buteven though Uranus is bigger- Neptune is actually heavier if youmeasure their weight. Which means even if Uranus is bigger, Neptune is heavier.

What is the distance between the planet Uranus and Neptune in miles?

To some extent the question is meaningless because you would have to define where in the orbits the planets are to work out the instantaneous distance between them (Saturn could be on one side of the Sun and Uranus on the other) It would be more meaningful to ask the distance between the orbits o ( Full Answer )

Who discovered the planets Jupiter and Saturn and Uranus and Neptune and when?

Jupiter and Saturn are visible to the naked eye and have thus been know since ancient times (thus nobody knows who first discovered them). Although Uranus is visible to the naked eye, it was never recognized as a planet by ancient observers because of its dimness and slow orbit. Sir William Hersch ( Full Answer )

Why is Uranus a planet?

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 bill ( Full Answer )

What is the distance between the planets Uranus and Neptune?

The distance between Uranus and Neptune varies based on their positions relative to each other. At their closest position, they are about 1,600 million kilometers apart. At their furthest position, they are about 7,400 million kilometers apart. These numbers are based on mean distances from the Sun ( Full Answer )

The first planets discovered since ancient times were Uranus and Neptune How were they discovered?

Uranus was discovered by Sir William Herschel on March 13th 1781, while looking at the sky with his telescope, at first he though it was a comet, but later observations showed it was a planet. With precise measurements, it was discovered that Uranus had weak disturbances in its orbit, and so it w ( Full Answer )

Is the planet Neptune colder than Uranus?

Because Uranus's internal heat is lower than Neptune's -- possibly because it doesn't have a moon as large as Triton providing friction from gravitational drag -- Uranus is actually colder than Neptune , despite being almost a billion miles closer to the sun.

Which planet is denser Uranus or Neptune?

Neptune is the most dense. . Uranus has a density of 1.27 g/cm³ . Neptune has a density of 1.638 g/cm³ Earth for comparison has a density of 5.515 g/cm 3

What are questions and answers about Uranus and Neptune?

What Is The Radius Of Uranus? A- 25,362 km What Is The Surface Area Of Uranus? A- 8,083,079,690 km² When Was It Discovered And By Whom? A- Discovered By: William Herschel Discovery Date: March 13, 1781 What Is The Mass Of Uranus? A- 86.81 E 24 kg (14.54 Earth mass) What Is Its Distance From Sun? ( Full Answer )

What are Uranus and Neptune made of?

Uranus and Neptune are in a class of planets known as ice giants.The outermost layer is a thick atmosphere of hydrogen, helium, andmethane. Below that is a mantle of water, ammonia, and methane iceskept solid under pressure despite high temperatures. Finally thereis a core made of silicate rock and ( Full Answer )

Why are Uranus and Neptune the twin planets?

Uranus and Neptune are sometimes called the twin ice giants: they are of similar size, composition, and relative distance from the sun. By comparison, Earth and Venus are also often referred to as twins, for many of the same reasons. But like Earth and Venus, Uranus and Neptune do have substan ( Full Answer )

What are planets that surround Neptune other than Uranus?

Well, Uranus doesn't "surround" Neptune - they are many, many millions of miles apart. The only things that surround Neptune are it's satellites. In the area beyond the planet Neptune are many "trans-Neptunian objects", ice planetoids, mostly. Among these is Pluto, considered a planet for so many ye ( Full Answer )

Is Planet Uranus protected by Sailor Neptune?

No. Sailor Neptune is only responsible for the guardianship of her own planet, along with the duties given to her by Queen Serenity. For Neptune and Uranus, their duty was to keep watch on the outer rim of the Solar System, to prevent incursions from outsiders. This is in contrast to the duties of ( Full Answer )

Is Planet Neptune protected by Sailor Uranus?

No. Sailor Uranus is only responsible for the guardianship of her own planet, along with the duties given to her by Queen Serenity. For Neptune and Uranus, their duty was to keep watch on the outer rim of the Solar System, to prevent incursions from outsiders. This is in contrast to the duties of ( Full Answer )

Which planet has no rings Saturn Jupiter Uranus Venus or Neptune?

Venus. Each of the four gas giants; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune has a ring system. Saturn's ring system is by far the most spectacular, and known as 'THE' ringed planet. None of the four inner or terrestrial planets has a ring system; Mercury, Venus, earth or Mars.

How is Neptune denser than Uranus?

This is a question that arose from another question I asked earlier today, but why is Neptune more dense than Uranus despite being close to the same size, but further from the sun? As I understand it, heavier elements should have been concentrated closer to the sun during the formation of the planet ( Full Answer )

Do Uranus have planets?

No. Uranus does not have planets; it is a planet. It does, however,have a number of moons.

Why is Uranus a planet and not a moon to Neptune?

Uranus is a planet because it orbits the sun, not Neptune and thetwo planets are quite far apart even at their closest approach.Uranus is nearly the same mass as Neptune, so even if they wereclose enough to form a planet-moon system, the result would be abinary planet.

Why are Neptune Jupiter Saturn and Uranus called the ringed planets?

They are called ringed planets because they are ringed planets. They have rings round them. The ones round Saturn were first noticed by Galileo and can be seen in a small telescope, while the others' rings were only discovered from photos taken from close range by spacecraft.

Is there life on planet Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto?

Earth (where we live) is the only place known to have life.Evidence that Mars once had liquid water leads some to think Marsmay have once supported life, but it is unlikely now. Of the remaining ones, Venus is far too hot and the others namedare gas giants, which could not support life. Pluto is sim ( Full Answer )

Is Saturn uranus neptune rocky planets?

No they are not a rocky planet .The outer planets are called theJovian planets, meaning huge gas giants like Jupiter, Saturn,Uranus, Neptune