Uranus

NASA Uranus



URANUS IN MAY

Use our interactive sky map HERE to find out if you can see Uranus right now!


A bit about Uranus

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun, it has a minimum temperature of -224°C!

Uranus is about four times wider than Earth.

There are 27 Moons around Uranus, it is a gas giant and appears pale blue in colour.


Equipment needed

You will not see Uranus with the naked eye due to light pollution.

It can be seen in a small telescope however it will look rather small! It will look like a pale blue/green dot, but still amazing to see considering how far away it lies!


When & where to see Uranus this month

Uranus can’t be seen this month, it lies too close to the Sun.

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