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Uranus : (1) the sky personified as a god and father of the Titans in Greek mythology (2) the planet seventh in order from the sun (Uranus, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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Giant Storms Observed On Uranus


Extreme Storms Shakes the Atmosphere of Uranus


Newfound Mega-Storms on Uranus Pose Planetary Puzzle (Andrew Fazekas, National Geographic)
Extreme Storms Erupt on Uranus, Baffling Astronomers (Elizabeth Howell, Space.com)

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Resources


The Nine Planets - Uranus


Uranus


A tour of Uranus and its moons on the day the rings were discovered


Solar System Exploration, Uranus (NASA)

Photo Journal, Uranus (NASA, JPL)

Keck observations reveal complex face of Uranus (Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley Newscenter)

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Rings


The Uranian Ring System (Planetary Rings Node)
Rings of Uranus (Wikipedia)

Satellites


natural satellites are called moons

Uranus Moons


Solar System Exploration, Uranus' Moons (NASA)

Cordelia
Solar System Exploration, Cordelia (NASA)
Cordelia (Wikipedia)
Cordelia (Go Astronomy)

Ophelia
Solar System Exploration, Ophelia (NASA)
Ophelia (Wikipedia)
Ophelia (Go Astronomy)

Bianca
Solar System Exploration, Bianca (NASA)
Bianca (Wikipedia)
Bianca (Go Astronomy)

Cressida
Solar System Exploration, Cressida (NASA)
Cressida (Wikipedia)
Cressida (Go Astronomy)

Desdemona
Solar System Exploration, Desdemona (NASA)
Desdemona (Wikipedia)
Desdemona (Go Astronomy)

Juliet
Solar System Exploration, Juliet (NASA)
Juliet (Wikipedia)
Juliet (Go Astronomy)

Portia
Solar System Exploration, Portia (NASA)
Portia (Wikipedia)
Portia (Go Astronomy)

Rosalind
Solar System Exploration, Rosalind (NASA)
Rosalind (Wikipedia)
Rosalind (Go Astronomy)

Belinda
Solar System Exploration, Belinda (NASA)
Belinda (Wikipedia)
Belinda (Go Astronomy)

Puck
Solar System Exploration, Puck (NASA)
Puck (Wikipedia)
Puck (Go Astronomy)

Miranda
Solar System Exploration, Miranda (NASA)
Miranda (Wikipedia)
Miranda (Go Astronomy)

Uranus Moon Miranda


Ariel
Solar System Exploration, Ariel (NASA)
Ariel (Wikipedia)
Ariel (Go Astronomy)

Umbriel
Solar System Exploration, Umbriel (NASA)
Umbriel (Wikipedia)
Umbriel (Go Astronomy)

Titania
Solar System Exploration, Titania (NASA)
Titania (Wikipedia)
Titania (Go Astronomy)

Oberon
Solar System Exploration, Oberon (NASA)
Oberon (Wikipedia)
Oberon (Go Astronomy)

Caliban
Solar System Exploration, Caliban (NASA)
Caliban (Wikipedia)
Caliban (Go Astronomy)

Sycorax
Solar System Exploration, Sycorax (NASA)
Sycorax (Wikipedia)
Sycorax (Go Astronomy)

Prospero
Solar System Exploration, Prospero (NASA)
Prospero (Wikipedia)
Prospero (Go Astronomy)

Setebos
Solar System Exploration, Setebos (NASA)
Setebos (Wikipedia)
Setebos (Go Astronomy)

Stephano
Solar System Exploration, Stephano (NASA)
Stephano (Wikipedia)
Stephano (Go Astronomy)

Trinculo
Solar System Exploration, Trinculo (NASA)
Trinculo (Wikipedia)
Trinculo (Go Astronomy)

(+ 6 other moons)

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Planet Uranus - Google News
  • Thinkin' About Space: Neptune, an icy giant - The Post Yesterday
    The PostThinkin' About Space: Neptune, an icy giantThe PostUranus is an odd planet. Its rotational axis is tilted more than 90 degrees. Its pale blue orb is mostly featureless. Most peculiar, though, is that at times in its orbit, it moves faster than it should. At other times, slower. It's as if some unknown ...
  • Stargazers |On the Wings of Pegasus: Spotting the celestial unicorn ... - Bennington Banner (subscription) Yesterday
    Bennington Banner (subscription)Stargazers |On the Wings of Pegasus: Spotting the celestial unicorn ...Bennington Banner (subscription)Among the stars of the night sky lie constellations that derive from real and imaginary people, animals and objects, but rarely can anyone trace the images they ...and more »
  • Shrink down the universe - News - Republican Herald - Republican & Herald Yesterday
    Albany Democrat HeraldShrink down the universe - News - Republican HeraldRepublican & HeraldIn the history of this humble little star-watching column, I've thrown a myriad of numbers at you about the sizes of the stars and planets available in our night sky ...Mid-Valley Skies: In February, get acquainted with the planets ...Albany Democrat HeraldSkywatch: See a baseball diamond in the western sky on ...Tulsa Worldall 4 news articles »
  • Starwatch: Put the universe at a manageable size - Post-Bulletin Friday
    Post-BulletinStarwatch: Put the universe at a manageable sizePost-BulletinJupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, is 88,000 miles in diameter. On our scale, that would be about the size of a chocolate covered peanut. You would need to put it down the block from your house, about 200 feet away from the orange sized sun.
  • On the birthday of Pluto's discovery, Science takes a look back on the dwarf planet's long, strange history - Science Magazine Friday
    Science MagazineOn the birthday of Pluto's discovery, Science takes a look back on the dwarf planet's long, strange historyScience MagazineThen, after re-examining Lowell's original calculations, astronomers realize the wonky orbit of Uranus had no need for a Planet X after all: Pluto's discovery was a total fluke. Yet the search for Planet X continues to this very day, with astronomers ...and more »



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  1. ^ Uranus. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uranus