Amazing Facts About Uranus You Shouldn’t Miss

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Fun Facts About Uranus

Each season on Uranus lasts for 21 Earth years.

Polar regions of Uranus receive a greater energy input from the Sun than its equatorial regions.

But, Uranus is hotter at its equator than at its poles.

Uranus is the only planet which is named after a Greek god and not Roman God.

Uranus atmosphere is mainly composed of molecular hydrogen and helium.

The extreme tilt of the planet’s axis leads to the poles alternately pointing almost directly at the Sun.

The interior of Uranus is mainly composed of ices and rock.

Uranus was discovered by William Hershel in 1781.

Uranus was the first planet to be discovered that is not known to ancients.

Operation Uranus was the successful military operation in WWII by the Soviet army to take back Stalingrad and marked the turning point in the land war against the Wehrmacht.

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