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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Uranus

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A planet, the outermost but one of the solar system, is 1770 millions of miles from the sun, takes 30,686 of our days, or 84 of our years, to revolve round it, has four times the diameter of the earth, and is accompanied by four moons; it was discovered in 1781 by Herschel, and called by him Georgium Sidus in honour of George III.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Uranus'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/u/uranus.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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