Basic Astronomy

Neptune


Neptune is the 8th planet from the Sun. It is also the farthest planet from the Sun in the solar system.

Neptune looks like a large blue ball.

Neptune

Voyager 2 Image of Neptune and its Great Dark Spot (Image credit: NASA).
Equatorial diameter
(Earth diameter)
Mass
(Earth mass)
Orbital radius
(AU)
Orbital period
(years)
Inclination
to Sun's
equator
(degree)
Orbital eccentricityRotation period
(days)
No. of
confirmed moons
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