Half a century ago Neptune was discovered by the Berlin observatory in 1846. Scientists didnt know a lot about the planet until they sent out the Voyager 2 probe in 1989.
The best two ways a person could describe Neptune are remote and blue. Very, very blue. Neptune's surface is mostly rocks and ice. The great dark spot near the center of Neptune resemblesJupiters spot in both appearence and size. Neptune can not be seen on earth without a telescope. Even with a telescope Neptune just looks like a little Blue dot. Neptune also has semi- rings going around it!!!
Neptune was named after the Roman god of the sea. Neptune is the eighth planet in the solar system. And it takes Neptune 165 years to orbit the sun. Neptune rotates eastward once every sixteen hours and three minutes. Neptune's north and South poles like those of it's nieghbor Uranus are fifty degrees away from it's geographic poles. As you can see Neptune is very interesting!!
Did you know that?...
Do you want to know more about Neptune? Or do you perphaps want to stump your friends? Well then step right up and take the "Did You Know That" Neptune quiz!! Can you answer the questions for level one? ( this is a self grading quiz) If you want to give it to your friends just print it out!!!!
Question #1: Neptune was named after the Roman god of the _________ .
Question #2: Neptune is the ___th planet in the solar system.
Question #3: Neptune's color is_______.
Question #1: Neptunes ______ and ______ poles are 50 degrees away from it's Geographic poles.
Question #2: Neptune rotates _______ward once every sixteen hours once every _____ hours and 3 minutes.
Question # 3: Neptunes surface is made mostly of _______ and _____ .
Question # 1 Neptune has semi-______ around it.
Question #2 Neptune was discovered by the _______ observatory in __________ half a _______ ago.
Question #3 Scientists didn't know alot about _______ until they sent out the ________ 2 probe in ____.
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