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Moon(s): Naiad, Thalassa, Despina and Galatea , Larissa , Proteus , Triton , Nereid
Equatorial diameter: 49,528 km (3.883 Earths)
Mass: 1.0243×1026 kg (17.147 Earths)
Equatorial gravity: 11.15 m/s2 (1.14 g)
Named after: the Roman god of seas
Orbital period: 60,223 earth days
Neptune is the eighth, or occasionally, the ninth planet in our solar system. This is due to the Pluto's eccentric orbit.
The planet is the smallest of the gas giants. However, Neptune has an extremely strong gravitational field.
Faint dark rings have been detected around the planet, but less substantial than those on Saturn.
On September 23, 1846, Neptune was visited by Voyager 2 which flew by the planet on August 25, 1989.
Neptune's composition is probably similar to Uranus': various ices and rocks with about 15% hydrogen and a little bit of helium.
Neptune's blue color is the result of absorption of red light by methane.
Neptune's winds are the fastest in the solar system, reaching 2000 km / hour.
Neptune has rings, but its composition is unknown.
Neptune's magnetic field is oddly oriented, probably
generated by motions of conductive material (probably water) in its middle
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