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The Planet Uranus

Planet Uranus

A view of Uranus from the Voyager 2 spacecraft.

Some basic facts about Uranus

Radius (kilometers)25559
Orbital Distance from the Sun (kilometers)2875038615
Rotation Period (1=24 hours)0.718333
Mass (Million Metric Tons)8.683E+13
Density (grams/cubic centimeter)1.29
Year Discovered1781

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