Zane Dulin- Neptune
*neptunes size-15,299 mi
*orbit time-165 years
*rotation time-16h 6m
*temperature- -200 degrees/-218 degrees Celsius
*mass-1.024 × 10^26 kg
*atmospheric compostion- it mostly consists of hydrogen and helium, with trace amounts of methane, water, ammonia and other ices.
Neptune has 13 moons, Triton, Nereid, Naiad, Thalassa, Despina, Larissa, Proteus, and Galatea, plus five smaller, unnamed moons.
Triton has a surface of mostly frozen nitrogen, a mostly water-ice crust, an icy mantle and a substantial core of rock and metal. The core makes up two-thirds of its total mass.
Triton has a mean density of 2.061 g/cm3 and is composed of approximately 15–35% water ice
It orbits Neptune at a distance of about 23,571,000 km and is about 42 kilometers in diameter (assuming albedo of 0.04). It is named after Laomedeia, one of the 50 Nereids
Compared to earth
Neptunes orbit time- 165 years
Earths orbit time- 365 days
Neptuns rotation- 16 hours, 6 minutes
Earths rotation- 23 hours, 56 minutes
Best image from Earth
Best image from Hubble Space telescope
The reason I chose Neptune
The reason that I chose Neptune was becauseit is a blue planet. (Blue is one of my favorite colors). It also has a really cool moon named triton. It is also really far away and not 1 person has visited it thats why I picked neptune
Fact that voyager 2 found about the planet Neptune
Voyager 2 found out that neptunes dark spot/ storm Rotates counterclockwise
Neptune has 5 rings
It was discovered September 23rd 1846 by Johann Gottfried Galle, Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier, and John Couch Adams.
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