How long does it take for Uranus to orbit the sun?


How long does it take for Uranus to orbit the sun?

The Seventh Planet:

Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun in our solar system. It is the third-largest planet in diameter, and is made up mostly of frozen gases, which makes it a gas giant. Uranus has an extreme tilt, as its poles lie sideways to its orbit. Scientists believe Uranus was knocked over by a massive collision with another object sometime in its past.

Answer and Explanation:

It takes Uranus about 84 years to orbit the sun, due to its extreme distance from the sun. Uranus is about 1.7 billion miles away from the sun, with...

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