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  The Planet Neptune
 
 
 
Neptune - Planet eighth in order from the sun. In Roman mythology, god of the sea (Greek name, Poseidon).
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  • Neptune This site contains detailed information about Neptune and its cloud features. Includes images and scientific data.
  • Neptune Interior of the Planet Overview The Giant planets do not have the same kind of layers inside that the Earth-like planets do. Their evolution was quite different than that of the Earth-like planets, and they have much more gas and ice inside.
  • Neptunes Ring System Evidence for incomplete arcs around Neptune first arose in the mid-1980's, when stellar occultation experiments were found to occasionally show an extra "blink" just before or after the planet occulted the star. Images by Voyager 2 in 1989 settled the issue, when the ring system was found to contain several faint rings, the outermost of which, Adams, contains three prominent arcs now named Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.
 
     
     
     
     
     
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