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Uranus's Basic Facts

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  • 7th planet from the sun
  • 2,875,000,000 km from the sun
  • diameter- 51,118 km
  • 84 Earth years is one year
  • 17 hours and 8 minutes is one day
  • average temperature is -220 degrees Celcius
  • 27 or 21 moons, but still many moons to be discovered 
  • some moons are named after shakepear plays or characters
  • 10 rings
  • rings might have formed from broken moons
  • lies nearly on its side, spins in an axis totally different
  • has unusual seasons

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