[Uranus Quiz]

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1) Give a brief description of the appearance of planet Uranus as you might expect to see it from a spacecraft.

2) What is the attribute of the planet Uranus that distinguishes it from other planets?

3) What is the name of the only spacecraft ever to visit this planet, and when did it arrive?

4) Who discovered the planet Uranus and when was this discovery made?

5) How many moons are currently believed to be orbiting the planet Uranus?

6) What do scientists believe caused the surface of Miranda to appears as it does?

7) In what ways are the rings of the planet Uranus similar to those of Jupiter and Saturn?

8) What is unusual about the composition of the planet Uranus compared to Jupiter and Saturn?

9) What is the epsilon ring composed of?

10) What might be a challenge to a manned mission to the planet Uranus that is different from what you may have listed for any of the other planets?


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