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Uranus


Uranus consists of a bunch of frozen water, methane, and ammonia, with a blue-green color caused by hydrogen and helium in its atmosphere. Its crazy axis of rotation tilts so far over that it is almost pointing at the sun. Just remember that Uranus is spinning on its side, like a top that's fallen over. This planet is 1,783,744,300 miles (2,870,658,186 km) from the sun, and has a radius of about 15,759.2 miles (25,362 km).

Uranus, though visible to the naked eye, was long considered a star, until British astronomer William Herschel discovered Uranus accidentally on March 13, 1781. And let's have no more terrible puns on the name of "Uranus."

 

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