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The planet Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and has a thick atmosphere and the fastest winds in the solar system.

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Solar System Crossword Puzzle

This fun solar system activity includes clues for all of the planets and a few…


this article is interesting -- must research more but its presentation is quite lovely - how there is a strange symmetry in the earth and its environs...i.e. the moon and sun...


Dark, cold & whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is a hydrogen & helium gas giant in our solar system. Over 30 times as far from the sun as Earth, it takes almost 165 Earth years to orbit our sun. On Neptune, one "day" (time it takes to rotate once on its axis) takes 16 hours. It has 13 moons & 6 rings.


Neptune is the eighth and last planet in our solar system, the furthest from the sun.


42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams. - Album on Imgur


Astronomers Detect Mysterious 'Icy' Object Beyond Neptune's Orbit, But Have NO Idea What It Is! - Life Coach Code

Neptune: Dark, cold, and whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is the furthest away from the Sun of the hydrogen and helium gas giants in our Solar System. No probe has ever been sent there, and its thick atmosphere acts as a dark veil to the surface below. We do know that it has 13 moons and a ring system, and takes almost 165 Earth years to orbit the Sun. Neptune's atmosphere extends to great depths, gradually merging into water and other melted ices over a heavier, approximately…

from The Return of the Modern Philosopher

Pluto Trying To Buy Its Way Back To Big Boy Planet Status

The Milky Way Galaxy's Annual Meetings are underway, Modern Philosophers, and the big talk this year is about Pluto's attempt to get itself reinstated as a planet. My sources tell me that The Origi...


"In 2015, Wylie Overstreet and his friends endeavored to create a to-scale model of the solar system. The scale they chose centered around a sun the size of a large balloon, surrounded by planets such as a marble-sized Earth and a watermelon-sized Jupiter. They traced the orbits of the planets in a patch of Nevada desert, ending up with a solar system that stretched 7 miles (11 km) across from one end of Neptune's orbit to the other. The effort underscores just how difficult it is to..."