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Greek Mythology: Uranus was the first supreme god. Uranus is a personification of the sky, the son of Gaea and the father of the Cyclops and the Titans.

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. Uranus revolves around the Sun in about 84.07 years at a distance of about 2,869 million kilometers (1,790 million miles).

Uranus has a diameter of about 52,290 kilometers (32,480 miles) and a mass 14.6 times that of the Earth.

The word Uranus is from the Late Latin; Ýranus and from the Greek; ouranos (heaven)



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