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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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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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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Uranus Shines At Its Best Thursday: How to See It
Uranus Sky Map October 2013
October 2nd, 2013
The outer planets, Uranus and Neptune, are far from the sun and catch few of its rays, making them dim and hard to find. Uranus, for example, reaches opposition with the sun on Thursday (Oct. 3), when it will be closest and brightest.
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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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NASA Spacecraft Snaps Amazing Photo of Uranus from Saturn's Orbit (Image)
Cassini's Image of Uranus
May 2nd, 2014
A robotic probe exploring the planet Saturn and its moons has captured an amazing photo of another ringed wonder: Uranus.
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Space History Photo: Voyager 2 Launch
space history, nasa, voyager
February 24th, 2014
Voyager 2, arriving at Jupiter four months after Voyager 1, was actually launched 16 days before its mate.
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