Uranus Facts | Planet

Uranus Discovered By William Herschel
Date of Discovery 13 March 1781
Orbit Size Around Sun (semi-major axis) Metric: 2,870,658,186 km
English: 1,783,744,300 miles
Scientific Notation: 2.8706582 x 109 km (1.9189165 x 101 A.U.),
By Comparison: 19.189 x Earth
Perihelion (closest) Metric: 2,734,998,229 km
English: 1,699,449,110 miles
Scientific Notation: 2.73500 x 109 km (1.828 x 101 A.U.)
By Comparison: 18.593 x Earth
Aphelion (farthest) Metric: 3,006,318,143 km
English: 1,868,039,489 miles
Scientific Notation: 3.00632 x 109 km (2.010 x 101 A.U.)
By Comparison: 19.766 x Earth
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year) 84.016846 Earth years
30,687.15 Earth days
By Comparison: 84.017 x Earth
Orbit Circumference Metric: 18,026,802,831 km
English: 11,201,335,967 miles
Scientific Notation: 1.803 x 1010 km
By Comparison: 19.180 x Earth
Average Orbit Velocity Metric: 24,477 km/h
English: 15,209 mph
Scientific Notation: 6.7991 x 103 m/s
Orbit Eccentricity 0.04725744
Orbit Inclination 0.77 degrees
Equatorial Inclination to Orbit 97.8 degrees (retrograde rotation) (retrograde rotation)
Mean Radius Metric: 25,362 km
English: 15,759.2 miles
Scientific Notation: 2.5362 x 104 km
Equatorial Circumference Metric: 159,354.1 km
English: 99,018.1 miles
Scientific Notation: 1.59354 x 105 km
By Comparison: 3.9809 x Earth
Volume Metric: 68,334,355,695,584 km3
Scientific Notation: 6.83344 x 1013 km3
Mass Metric: 86,810,300,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Scientific Notation: 8.6810 x 1025 kg
Density Metric: 1.270 g/cm3
Surface Area Metric: 8,083,079,690 km2
English: 3,120,894,516 square miles
Scientific Notation: 8.0831 x 109 km2
Surface Gravity Metric: 8.87 m/s2
English: 29.1 ft/s2
Escape Velocity Metric: 76,968 km/h
English: 47,826 mph
Scientific Notation: 2.138 x 104 m/s
Sidereal Rotation Period (Length of Day) -0.718 Earth days (retrograde)
-17.23992 hours (retrograde)
Effective Temperature Metric: -216 c
English: -357 f
Scientific Notation: 57 K
Atmospheric Constituents Hydrogen – H2, Helium – He, Methane – CH4

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