Crash Course Astronomy

Uranus & Neptune: Crash Course Astronomy #19

Episode 19 | 12m 15s

Today weÕre rounding out our planetary tour with ice giants Uranus and Neptune. Both have small rocky cores, thick mantles of ammonia, water, and methane, and atmospheres that make them look greenish and blue. Uranus has a truly weird rotation and relatively dull weather, while Neptune has clouds and storms whipped by tremendous winds.

Aired: 12/29/15

Rating: NR


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