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Uranus

(second outer-most solar system planet)

Uranus is the second outer-most planet in the solar system. Characteristics:

Among the solar system planets, it is easily most similar to Neptune, with a slightly larger radius and a slightly smaller mass. Its moons include Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Oberon, Titania. It has a ring system, and within the solar system, only Saturn's are more extensive and were discovered earlier.

The only mission to fly near Uranus was Voyager 2 in 1986.


(planet,solar system)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uranus
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~017AU~0lynearestUranus
~021AU~0lyfurthestUranus

Referenced by:
atmosphere
10199 Chariklo
equilibrium temperature (Teq)
giant planet
ice giant
Kuiper Airborne Observatory (KAO)
magnetic field
moment of inertia factor
moon
Neptune
obliquity
ring system
rotation period
shepherd moon
super-Earth
superionic ice
Titius-Bode law
Voyager

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