NeptuneStewart Grant and Devan Cowley


Fact file
Topic
Data
Diameter
49,572 km
Density
1.64 g/cm3
Mass
1.024 x 1026 kg
Volume
6.379 x 1013 km3
Temperature Range
-223° C to >-220° C
Atmosphere
Hydrogen, Helium, Methane
Winds
Up to 2400 m/s
Moons
13
Average Distance from Sun
4,504,300,000 km
Orbital Period
164 Years, 288 Days, 13.0 Hours
Rotation
0 Days, 16.11 Hours
Tilt
28.31°
Rings
Yes
Composition
Hydrogen and Helium
Magnetic Field
Up to 20 times its radius
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  1. Neptune is the eighth planet in the solar system.Blue Neptune is one of the solar system's gas planate. Unlike Earth, gas planets are mostly hydrogen, helium, and methane gases
  2. Neptune is the stormiest planet. The winds there can blow up to 1,240 miles per hour that is three times as fast as Earth's Hurricanes.
  3. Neptune is a sea blue color due to the methane gas in its atmosphere
  4. Neptune only receives 1/900 of the solar energy that reaches Earth.
  5. Neptune has 8 known moons.
  6. It goes around the sun once every 165 Earth Years
  7. It has been visited by the Voyager in August 1989
  8. website for a 5 minute video clip on Neptunewww.5min.com/Video/Learn-About-Neptune-38356596



Neptune was the Roman God of the Sea. He is analogous with, but not identical to, the Greek god Poseidon. In the Ancient Greek tradition, Neptune was the brother of Jupiter and Pluto, each of them ruling over one of the three realms of the universe, Heaven, Earth and the Netherworld. (Mythology)