Interesting Facts About Neptune

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What interesting facts  about Neptune do we know? You can't see it with a naked eye in the sky and it's hard to see Neptune in the telescope, because it fur away from the Earth.

It's the planet number 8 in the solar system, because of the distance from the sun. Neptune's average distance from the Sun is 4,5 billion km and it four time bigger than the Earth(49500 kilometers in diameter).

Like Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter, Neptune is a gas giant. It is, actually, the smallest gas giant in the Solar System.

Neptune is the name of God of the Sea in the Roman Mythology.



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The atmosphere of Neptune consist of methane, helium, hydrogen and water.

As the gas giant, Neptune have rings made up of tiny and dark parts of rock. The most of this parts have size of a small car.

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Because of absorption of red light by methane gas the Neptune looks blue in color.

It will take 165 years for it to turn around the Sun. Neptune hasn't yet completed a full orbit since if first was discovered in 1846.

It's very interesting that because of it's orbit Neptune will be closer to the Sun than Pluto in 220 years and then in reverse position for next 20 years.

Neptune has the strongest wind flow amongst all 8 planet in our solar system. The speed of wind can be at 2,000 km per hour.

The cloud known as "The Scooter" moves all round Neptune every 16 hours.

Triton (Neptune's moon) has orbit in the opposite direction to planets direction. It's the only large moon in our solar system that move opposite to the direction of it's planet. Also Triton has the coldest temperature in our Solar System ( -230 degrees celsius ).

Most scientist consider that Triton is slowly getting closer to surface of Neptune and finally will get so close to it that triton will be destroyed by gravity. Also Neptune has 12 more known satellites, but Triton is the largest one.

Neptune has some dark spots that can disappear and reappear on different sides of the planet.

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