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Question URANUS!!!

Dec 11, 2019
By the time you get an answer here you were probably better off using a search page to find the answer. :D Here is a link to some info:

Unlike all the other planets, which spin roughly "upright" with their spin axes at close to right angles to their orbits around the sun, Uranus is tilted by almost a right angle. So in its summer, the north pole points almost directly towards the sun. And unlike Saturn, Jupiter and Neptune, which have horizontal sets of rings around them, Uranus has vertical rings and moons that orbit around its tilted equator.
Cataclysmic collision
Our solar system used to be a much more violent place, with protoplanets (bodies developing to become planets) colliding in violent giant impacts that helped create the worlds we see today. Most researchers believe that Uranus' spin is the consequence of a dramatic collision.
Uranus smells like rotten eggs, and that is not a joke. A new study finds that the seventh planet from the sun has an upper atmosphere flush with hydrogen sulfide.

Hydrogen sulfide is a gas best known for its repulsive smell; the gas emanates from sewers and volcanoes on Earth, explaining why some hot springs, which are fed by geothermally heated water, smell like breakfast gone bad. Astronomers have now discovered that the gas is common in the cloud tops of Uranus.


Jan 5, 2020
Like the other guy said, giant collision, perhaps while Sol System was being formed still, much the same way that a.collision has made Venus rotate clockwise, to our (normal) counter-clockwise.
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