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Solar System Spotlight | Neptune

Which planet has 13 moons, is 30 times as far from the Sun as Earth is and has six rings? If you answered Neptune, you are right! Our solar system’s most distant planet is a dark, cold and windy ice giant that was discovered 174 years ago today. Neptune has only been studied by NASA’s Voyager 2 mission which found four rings, five moons and the “Great Dark Spot”. Learn more about Neptune and take the quiz below, created from information found at NASA’s SpacePlace website.

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