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Uranus - Planet seventh in order from the sun. In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
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  • Hubble Watches Uranus Hubble Tracks Clouds On Uranus Taking its first peek at Uranus, NASA Hubble Space Telescope's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) has detected six distinct clouds in images taken July 28,1997. Images and More
  • Huge Storm hits Uranus Mar. 29, 1999: If springtime on Earth were anything like it will be on Uranus, we would be experiencing waves of massive storms, each one covering the country from Kansas to New York, with temperatures of 300 degrees below zero.
  • The Uranian Rings The Uranian ring system was discovered in 1977 during observations of a stellar occultation by the planet. The star was observed to blink out briefly five times before the planet and again five times afterward, indicating that the planet was encircled by five narrow rings. Subsequent Earth-based observations indicated that there were actually nine major rings.
  • Uranus This site contains detailed information about the greenish colored Uranus. It also contains images scientific data on the panet and its rings.
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