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Neptune

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Describe Neptune's position from the sun.eighth
What is special about Neptune's discovery?It was predicted by mathematical calculations and Uranus' orbit.
Neptune is named after who?The roman god of the sea.
How long does it take to orbit the sun?165 years, about
How long does it take to rotate on its axis?16 hours
How many moons does Neptune have?13, currently
How many rings circle Neptune?6
What is the atmosphere's components?74% hydrogen, 25% helium, 1% methane
Why does Neptune's cloud cover have a strong blue tint?It is the absorption of red light by methane in the atmosphere.
What is under Neptune's atmosphere?a thick, slushy fluid mix of water, ammonia and methane ices
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