What is Uranus known for?


What is Uranus known for?


Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. It was discovered on March 13, 1781, by William Herschel and was the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope. It is classified as an ice giant due to its composition.

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Uranus's Moons, Rings, Atmosphere & Rotation

from Basics of Astronomy

Chapter 2 / Lesson 7

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