09. Uranus (Whērangi): sideways tilt

Tilted and blue

  • <p>The tilt of Uranus is the most extreme of all the planets in our solar system. It spins at 98°, on its side.</p><p>The methane in Uranus’ atmosphere absorbs the red light from the Sun but reflects back the blue light ‑ that’s why it’s blue!</p>

Voyager 2: first spacecraft at Uranus

  • Voyager 2: First Spacecraft at Uranus

Space joke

Q: What do planets like to read?
A: Comet books!