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What is Uranus like?

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Uranus is a distant gas giant planet, though smaller than Jupiter and Saturn by some margin.

It can hardly be seen without a telescope from Earth due to its size and its distance from us.

It is mainly made of hydrogen and helium as we would expect from a giant gaseous planet.

It does also have rings though of course less than those of Saturn and it is also thought that these are rock rings rather than small particles of ice.

Of interest also are the many moons of Uranus with more being discovered all the times.

Uranus is thought to have at least 15 moons and maybe more.

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