What are the two types of layers of the Solar System?
The two parts of the solar system, are the inner layer and the outer layer. Neptune is located in the outer layer.
What are the two types of planets in the Solar System?
The two types of planets are rocky planets and gas planets. Neptune is a gas planet.
How big is Neptune compared to Earth?
If you compare it to Earth, Neptune is a lot bigger. An example of why Neptune is a larger than Earth is because Neptune is a gas planet, and Earth is a rocky planet. Gas planets are bigger than rocky planets and since Neptune is a gas planet, that makes it bigger than Earth. Neptune's diameter is 49,527 kilometers across. Earth is 40,075 kilometers
What does the surface of Neptune look like?
Neptune's blue surface is caused by a gas called methane. Most of Neptune is built up of methane. It also has small lakes and ice rocks. Scientists have discovered ice geysers. Neptune also has six rings.
How far away from the Sun is Neptune?
Neptune is 2.8 billion miles away from the Sun, and Neptune is the 8th planet in the solar system.
What is the average temperature of Neptune?
The average temperature of Neptune, is -353 degrees Fahrenheit. An example of why Neptune is so cold is because sometimes Pluto cuts in front of Neptune, but only for about 21 years. Another example is scientists have discovered ice geysers shooting up freezing cold water. Neptune also has the strongest winds in the solar system reaching up to 2000 kilometers per hour.
How long does it take Neptune to do a complete rotation, and orbit?
It takes Neptune 60,190 days to orbit (year) the Sun, and it takes 16 hours to rotate (day) on its axis.
Neptune has thirteen moons. Their names are, Triton, Despina, Galatea, Halimede, Laomedia, Larissa, Naiad, Nereid, Neso, Proteus, Psamathe, Sao, and Thalassa. Neptune may or may not have more moons, but these are all of the moons we know of.
Three interesting facts about Neptune
Here are three interesting facts about Neptune. Sometimes Neptune will become the 9th planet planet from the sun, because Pluto will cut in front of Neptune. Another fact, is that Neptune has only been visited by one space craft, called the Voyager 2, and this is all the information that we know about Neptune. Another fact, is that Neptune has the strongest winds in the solar system, reaching up to 2000 kilometers per hour, Whoa!
Should you visit Neptune?
You should not visit Neptune, because it has only been visited by one space craft called the Voyager 2, and all the information that we know of, is from that one visit of Voyager 2. Plus you would probably only be able to be on the planet for a couple of seconds. No human can be able to survive in that that temperature, and Neptune has winds up to 2000 kilometers m per hour.
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