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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
  • Perfect circles and planets - My Eastern Shore Yesterday
    My Eastern ShorePerfect circles and planetsMy Eastern ShoreVenus also will point us to Uranus, which is always so dim that it is hard to spot it without some help. In this case, Venus and Uranus rise together just as morning twilight begins on May 31. Magnitude +5.9 Uranus will lie 3 degrees to the left of -4 ...
  • Rick Steelhammer: Unfortunate name change made planet target for punsters - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription) Apr 22, 2017
    Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)Rick Steelhammer: Unfortunate name change made planet target for punstersCharleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)I'm referring to the planet Uranus, above which the NASA/European Space Agency Hubble Telescope earlier this month spotted vast areas of bright, shimmering light dancing across its skies, caused by solar wind-produced electrons being captured in ...
  • Who Discovered Uranus? - Universe Today Apr 16, 2017
    Universe TodayWho Discovered Uranus?Universe TodayBut given that it was just a tiny pinprick of light, they believed Uranus was a star. It was not until the late 18th century that the first recorded observation that recognized Uranus as being a planet took place. This occurred on March 13th, 1781 ...
  • NASA Captures 'Spectacular' Views of Auroras on Uranus - Seeker - Seeker Apr 14, 2017
    SeekerNASA Captures 'Spectacular' Views of Auroras on Uranus - SeekerSeekerComposite images constructed from observations made by the space agency's Hubble telescope and Voyager 2 probe show the planet's ring system and bright ...Auroras on Uranus: Hubble Captures Bursts of Wind on Gas GiantSputnik InternationalHubble Sends Spectacular Images Of Intense Auroras On Uranus ...Science TimesLOOK: Hubble Space Telescope Spotted Massive Auroras on UranusNature World Newsall 5 news articles&nbs...
  • Hubble just spotted something massive coming out of Uranus - Metro Apr 11, 2017
    MetroHubble just spotted something massive coming out of UranusMetroThe auroras on Jupiter and Saturn have been well-studied, but the auroras on the giant ice planet Uranus remain something of a mystery. The first images of Uranus taken from Earth were shot in 2011 by the NASA Hubble. In 2012 and 2014 a team led by an ...Take a Peek at the Auroras on UranusSmithsonianThe incredible auroras of Uranus: Hubble spots intense storms on the giant ice planetDaily MailNew views of Uranus' aurora...



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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