Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by eots, Aug 6, 2010.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtKKVpONlgs]YouTube - ‪Uranus Moons‬‎[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r46QdcnAYeU&feature=related]YouTube - ‪The Voyager 2 Uranus encounter in 1986‬‎[/ame]
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FACTS ABOUT URANUS
Uranus is a smaller version of Jupiter
Uranus's atmosphere is remarkably bland in comparison to the other gas giants,
The wind speeds on Uranus can reach 250 meters per second (900 km/h, 560 mph).
The faint bluish color of the planet is because the methane gas
It rotates on its side and so half the time one pole is toward the sun
It has faint rings and a number of moons.
Uranus is the only planet called by a Greek name
Thought this might be butt pictures. Ya had me worried for a minute.
The two do have similar climates. Both have moons and both are surrounded by methane
Separate names with a comma.