Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

# Astronomy AnswersFrom the Astronomical Dictionary

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Neptune

Neptune = [Latin] God of the Sea

Neptune is the eighth planet of the Solar System, counting from the Sun. Neptune is a jovian planet with a very dense and thick atmosphere (made mostly of hydrogen and helium) and many moons. Neptune has a diameter of 49,532 km and is number 5 on the list of largest objects in our Solar System.