Planet of the Solar System, seventh from the Sun. Considered an “ice giant”, like Neptune, it is one of four ice planets that make up the outer planets. It has 27 moons. It is visible to the naked eye, but it is very dim. In telescopes with the magnification for viewing this planet, Uranus appears as a pale cyan disk.
Diameter: 32,600 miles (52,400 km)
Planet rotation time: 16 hrs
Distance from the Sun: 1,783,170,000 miles (2,869,600,000 km)
Revolution time around the Sun: 84.01 yrs« Back to Glossary Index