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Uranus - Seventh planet from the Sun
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Uranus Statistics Table:
    Things to keep in mind:
  • 1 A.U. is the distance from the Earth to the Sun, or 93 million miles ( 149.6 million km )
  • Planets have elliptical orbits, and distances given are the average distance from the sun.
  • Measurements given in earth terms. If read "days" or "years," earth days and earth years are implied
Date of Discovery 1781 William Herschel
Average Distance from the Sun 2,870,972,200 km
1,783,939,400 miles
19.191 A.U.
Equatorial Radius 25,559 km
15,882 miles
Equatorial Circumference 160,592 km
99,787 miles
Density 1.30 g/cm3
Surface Area 8,115,600,000 km2
3,133,400,000 mi2
Gravity 8.43 m/s2
27.7 ft/s2
Rotation Period (Length of Day) 0.7196 days
17.24 hours
Orbit Period (Length of Year) 84.02 years 30,687.2 days
Orbital Velocity (avg) 24,607 km/h
15,290 mph
Orbital Circumference 17,620,000,000 km
... mi
Min/Max Surface Temperature -216 C
-357 F
57 K
 

Article written by IceCreamTruck and was compiled after extensive reading and study. This article is formatted to include information that isn't obvious from looking at most facts and figures sheets. Exact figures about the planet courtesy of JPL NASA and have been shortened to include only the most useful information. Please visit NASA's website for further detailed information on this planet NASA Venus Pages

 
         
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