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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For Stargazers' Delight, Uranus and Neptune: The Most Distant Planets
The planet Uranus will be at opposition on Oct. 11, 2015. This Starry Night Software sky map shows the location of Uranus, as well as Neptune, at midnight on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 as seen in the southern sky from mid-northern latitudes.
October 7th, 2015
It's officially autumn, and time once again to seek out the two most distant planets of our solar system, Uranus and Neptune.
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Stunning Web Comic 'Brassens in Space' Takes Readers on Cosmic Journey
'Brassens in Space' Comic
September 1st, 2015
An illustrated Web comic by the cartoonist Boulet explains his passion for stargazing, and takes readers on an awe-inspiring tour of the cosmic landscapes made visible by science.
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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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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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