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Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. It is around 1.78 billion miles or 2.87 billion kilometers. Uranus orbits the sun every 84 years. Uranus was discovered in 1781 by Sir William Herschel, who at first thought it was a comet.

Uranus has a diameter of around 32,000 miles or 47,000 kilometers, four times that of the earth, and a mass or weight is about 15 times that of the earth. Uranus has a thick atmosphere of hydrogen, helium, and methane. Uranus' day is around 18 hours.

Uranus appears as a greenish. Its temperature is about -330 degrees Fahrenheit or -200 degrees Celsius,

Uranus has twenty moons. Titania is the largest, also Oberon, Umbriel, Miranda, Cordelia, Ophelia, Bianca, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Belinda, Puck, Caliban and Sycorax, U10 and U 1. Uranus also has 11 rings.

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