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  Uranus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uranus was the first planet to be discovered that was not known in ancient times; although it had been observed on many previous occasions, it was always mistakenly identified as a star.
Uranus' cyan color is due to the absorption of red light by atmospheric methane.
Uranus' magnetic field is peculiar since it is not originating from the geometric center of the planet and is tilted almost 60° from the axis of rotation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Uranus_(planet)   (1623 words)

  
 Uranus- British Encyclopedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and is the third largest in the solar system.
The atmosphere of Uranus is composed of 83% hydrogen, 15% helium, 2% methane and small amounts of acetylene and other hydrocarbons.
Uranus is distinguished by the fact that it is tipped on its side.
www.british-encyclopedia.com /astronomy-uranus.html   (477 words)

  
 Uranus
Uranus, also known as Ouranos, was the embodiment of the sky or heavens, and known as the god of the sky.
Uranus was aghast by the sight of his offspring, the Cyclopes and the Hecatoncheires.
Armed with a sickle he castrated Uranus, and the blood which fell from the mutilation gave birth to the Erinyes (Furies), the Giants and the Meliae (Nymphs of the manna ash trees).
www.pantheon.org /articles/u/uranus.html   (498 words)

  
 Search The Llewellyn Encyclopedia: Uranus
Uranus shows how this works for you personally.
The placement and aspects of Uranus show how you can best achieve an impersonal attitude in the face of difficulty (or it shows you how to remain connected in those moments when you would really rather be doing something else).
This energy focuses your attention on invisible inner perceptions of your world in a way that is similar to everyone in your age group (all your friends have Uranus in the same zodiac sign), yet utterly personal in its development and expression, based on the house placement and aspects to other planets.
www.llewellynencyclopedia.com /term/Uranus   (443 words)

  
 Uranus (planet) Encyclopedia Articles @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flamsteed observed Uranus at least six more times.
called careless or even "sloppy" for this, but it is important to know that he realized 9 of these within a short time of Herschel's discovery and most of his observations occurred at the stationary point in Uranus' orbit.)
One of the most distinctive features of Uranus is its axial tilt of ninety-eight degrees.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Uranus_(planet)   (1376 words)

  
 Solar System Bodies: Uranus · Astrological defintion of Solar System Bodies: Uranus · Astrology ...
Inserting the planet into the existing horoscopes, revealed that Uranus had been the previously inexplicable cause of violent dislocations, fractures, separations, mental disturbances and deaths.
Umbral Eclipse · Under the Sunbeams · Unfortunate Signs · Urania · Uranian · Uranian Astrology · Uranus
For the Moon: A nature spirit dancing in the mist of a waterfall.
astrologyweekly.com /dictionary/solar-system-bodies-uranus.php   (715 words)

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