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Comparison: Uranus vs. Uranus

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Discovered By
William Herschel
William Herschel
Date of Discovery
13 March 1781
13 March 1781
Average Orbit Distance
2,870,658,186 km
2,870,658,186 km
Perihelion (closest)
2,734,998,229 km
2,734,998,229 km
Aphelion (farthest)
3,006,318,143 km
3,006,318,143 km
Equatorial Radius
25,362 km
25,362 km
Equatorial Circumference
159,354.1 km
159,354.1 km
Volume
68,334,355,695,584 km3
68,334,355,695,584 km3
Mass
86,810,300,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
86,810,300,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
1.270 g/cm3
1.270 g/cm3
Surface Area
8,083,079,690 km2
8,083,079,690 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
8.87 m/s2
8.87 m/s2
Escape Velocity
76,968 km/h
76,968 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
-0.718 sidereal days (retrograde)
-0.718 sidereal days (retrograde)
Mean Orbit Velocity
24,477 km/h
24,477 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.04725744
0.04725744
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
0.77 degrees
0.77 degrees
Equatorial Inclination to Orbit
97.8 degrees (retrograde rotation)
97.8 degrees (retrograde rotation)
Orbit Circumference
18,026,802,831 km
18,026,802,831 km
Effective Temperature
-216 °C
-216 °C
Atmospheric Constituents
Hydrogen, Helium, Methane
Hydrogen, Helium, Methane

 

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Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014