Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It is the only planet whose name is derived directly from a figure from Greek mythology, Uranus the the ancient Greek deity of the Heavens, the earliest supreme god. Uranus was the son and mate of Gaia amd the father of Cronus (Saturn) and of the Cyclopes and Titans (predecessors of the Olympian gods). Like the other giant planets, Uranus has a ring system, a magnetosphere, and numerous moons.
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