|Sidereal Period||84.07 years|
|Mean Distance from the Sun||2,875.0 million km|
|Sidereal Day||17 hours, 14 minutes (retrograde)|
|Mean Surface Temperature||-197°C|
|Moons||Ariel, Belinda, Bianca, Cordelia, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Miranda, Oberon, Ophelia, Portia, Puck, Rosalind, Titania, Umbriel; other small moons|
A view of Uranus. The small, rocky body in the foreground is Belinda, one of a number of small
moons in close orbit of the planet.
The third of the gas giants, in terms of size and of distance from the Sun, Uranus
is a cold, gaseous world, orbiting in the depths of the Solar System.
eSky © copyright Mark Fisher 1999-2013
Surface maps courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright © California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved.