A105 Stars and Galaxies
... Like Jupiter/Saturn, Neptune radiates more energy
than it gains from the Sun
The deep interior heat source drives convective
currents which then lead, via the Coriolis effect, to
the visible atmospheric belts
... backing for a mission that would follow the
Pioneers and pinpoint the cause of their
... Uranus is the 3rd of the Gas Giant planets.
Unlike the other planets of the solar system, Uranus is tilted so far that it
essentially orbits the sun on its side, with the axis of its spin nearly pointing at the
star. This unusual orientation might be due to a collision with a planet-size body,
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... Jupiter and Saturn?
5. What is so unusual about the magnetic fields of Uranus
6. Why are the rings of Uranus and Neptune so difficult to
Neptune and Uranus
... The Moon Systems of Uranus
• Uranus has 27 moons,
five of which are major:
Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel,
Titania, and Oberon
• Similar to Saturn’s
except that all are
much less reflective
• Umbriel is the darkest
Uranus Fun Facts
... Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun in our Solar System. This huge, icy gas-giant is
covered with clouds and is encircled by a belt of 11 faint rings and 18
___________________________. Uranus' ___________________________ color is caused by
the methane (CH4) in its atmosphere; this molecule ab ...
... Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun
and the third-largest and fourth most
massive planet in the Solar System. It is
named after the ancient Greek deity of the
sky (Uranus), the father of Kronos (Saturn)
and grandfather of Zeus (Jupiter). Though
it is visible to the naked eye like the five
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... Uranus is the second to last planet in our solar system. Uranus is the coldest planet.
Uranus and Saturn are the only two planets that have rings on them. Uranus is a light blue
looking planet that is very far away from the sun. The reason that Uranus is cold is because
it’s the second to last plane ...
... 14. What is the predicted fate of Triton?
Grim. Its retrograde orbit induces counter-rotational tidal bugles in Neptune’s surface which infinitesimally
slows Neptune’s rotation, but markedly slows Triton in its orbit, and as we know, orbiting bodies that slow
down do not remain in orbit for long. Tr ...
Uranus There are no cars on the planet Uranus. Yet Uranus is
... Herschel, an astronomer in England, found Uranus in 1781.
Astronomers are scientists who study things in space.
Astronomers had known about Uranus since 1690, but they did
not know Uranus was a planet. At first, they thought it was a star
or a comet. Astronomers named the planet Uranus for an
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... The giant planets have diameters greater than 48000kg.
The giant planets are sometimes also referred to as gas
Uranus has been visited by only one spacecraft,
Voyager 2 on Jan 24 1986.
Uranus is a giant gas planet which is made up of mostly
rock and various ices.
Uranus spins differently fro ...
... • Uranus has 27 moons, five of which are major:
Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, and Oberon
• Similar to Saturn’s medium-sized moons, except that
all are much less reflective
• Umbriel is the darkest
Observing Uranus and its satellites (2006
... It is striking that in the course of the years the dark banding pattern has become more pronounced.
This is probably a seasonal effect. The bands are most easily detected when red or infrared filters
In the past, besides banding no other features have been detected except for some occasion ...
Neptune Science with Argo – A Voyage through the Outer Solar
... Extrasolar planet hunting has matured to the point of not only detecting ice-giant-sized
bodies around other stars, but even mapping out the spatial characteristics and physical
parameters of these extrasolar planets (e.g., Harrington et al. 2006). Yet many basic aspects of
our own nearby ice giants ...
Sailor Uranus (セーラーウラヌス, Sērā Uranusu), is a fictional lead character in the Sailor Moon media franchise. Her alternate identity is Haruka Tenou (天王 はるか, Ten'ō Haruka, or Amara Tenoh in some English adaptations), a teenage Japanese schoolgirl. Haruka is a member of the Sailor Soldiers, female supernatural fighters who protect the Solar System from evil. Sailor Uranus fights alongside her partner and lover Sailor Neptune. She possesses powers associated with the sky, precognition, and sword combat.