Neptune

  • Neptune is the Roman God of the Sea. In Greek, Neptune is called Poseidon.
  • Its distance from the Sun is 4500 billion Km (2.8 billion miles) 30.10 Au.
  • Orbital speed 19,520 km (12,132 miles) per hour.
  • Diameter 49,500 km (30,764 miles).
  • It takes Neptune 164.8 Earth years to orbit the Sun.
  • A day on Neptune is 18 hours.
  • Neptune has 14 known moons.
  • This planet has 5 Rings.
  • Neptune is the coldest planet in the Solar System? Areas in the atmosphere are as cool as -221°C
  • Neptune suffers the most violent weather in our Solar System.
  • Neptune’s biggest moon, Triton, is unique as it is the only large moon in the Solar System which travels in orbit in the opposite direction to its planet’s rotation.

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Sheffield England United Kingdom
July 11, 2020, 09:21
Mostly sunny
14°C
current pressure: 1030 mb
humidity: 64%
wind speed: 7 mph WNW
wind gusts: 13 mph
sunrise: 04:52
sunset: 21:30
Forecast July 11, 2020
day
Intermittent clouds
18°C
max. UV-Index: 5
night
Mostly clear
8°C
Forecast July 12, 2020
day
Partly sunny
21°C
max. UV-Index: 4
night
Intermittent clouds
10°C