Fast Facts:

  • eighth planet from the Sun
  • average distance from the Sun is 4500 million km
  • average temperature is -240 degrees Celsius
  • diameter at equator is 48,600km
  • number of moons is 2
  • length of day is 18hrs
  • length of year is 165 Earth years
  • atmosphere is made up of hydrogen and helium
  • nearest distance to Earth is 4350 million km