Latest News About Uranus, Seventh Planet from the Sun

The planet Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun and the third largest planet in the solar system. Uranus is a gas giant with the coldest atmosphere in the solar system.
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NASA to Study Uranus, Neptune Orbiters
Jim Green of NASA
August 31st, 2015
NASA began an early feasibility study for missions to the distant, mostly-ignored ice-giants Uranus and Neptune, a senior agency official said here Aug. 24.
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Uranus Is a Cool Place, But Jokes Make It the 'Saddest Planet' (Video)
Uranus as Seen by the Keck Telescope
May 13th, 2015
Do jokes about the name 'Uranus" get in the way of people actually learning about the gas giant planet?
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Find Uranus, Neptune in the Night Sky Now
Uranus Sky Map, November 2014
November 26th, 2014
Observers with keen eyes will be able to see two little-spotted planets in the night sky this season.
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What It Would Be Like to Live on Uranus' Moons Titania and Miranda
Surface of Uranus' Moon Miranda
March 17th, 2015
Titania and Miranda offer up great views and places to explore, but both of the moons suffer from extreme cold and very low gravity.
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Extreme Storms on Uranus Puzzle Astronomers
Infrared Uranus
November 13th, 2014
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
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Giant Storms Are Raging on Uranus (Photo)
Bright Storms on Uranus
August 12th, 2014
A telescope on Earth has spotted huge storm systems brewing on the planet Uranus. Scientists using the Keck Observatory in Hawaii have recently seen a number of storms develop on the planet.
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Telescope Tag Team Brings Uranus-Size Alien Planet into Focus
Spotting an Exoplanet by Gravitational Microlensing
July 31st, 2015
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the Keck Observatory in Hawaii have helped researchers characterize a Uranus-mass exoplanet that had remained mysterious since its discovery a decade ago.
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See Uranus and Moon in Night Sky Sunday
Moon Below Planet Uranus on December 28
December 27th, 2014
Look to the sky Sunday (Dec. 28) to see the moon in a close encounter with the planet Uranus. Uranus is theoretically visible with the unaided eye, but realistically most of us need binoculars to see it.
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Bizarre Shape of Uranus' 'Frankenstein' Moon Explained
Uranus' Moon Miranda
October 3rd, 2014
Researchers suggest they may know why the Uranus moon Miranda resembles Frankenstein's monster, a jumble of mismatched parts: Constant squeezing and stretching from Uranus caused the moon to heat up and churn.
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