Where does Neptune fit into the Solar System and what makes this planet unique?
- Neptune is the 8th planet from the Sun.
- It takes Neptune 165 Earth years to orbit the Sun.
- Neptune has the fastest winds in the Solar System.
- Neptune's mass is approximately 17 times larger than Earth's.
8th planet from the Sun
Average distance to the Sun 4.5 billion km
Atmosphere: 80% Hydrogen, 19% Helium
Traces of: Methane
Top clouds: -200°C
Neptune has the fastest winds in the Solar System
They can reach 2,400 km per hour!
One orbit of the Sun takes 165 Earth years!
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