• Neptune is the most distant planet in our solar system.
  • It is nearly 4.5 billion kilometers (2.8 billion miles) from the Sun.
  • One orbit around the Sun takes Neptune 165 Earth years.
  • Neptune has a turbulent atmosphere.
  • The turbulence changes the planet's appearance.
  • The blue color is due to frozen methane.
  • Winds are stronger on Neptune than on any other planet.
  • Neptune's rings may be unstable and change or disappear in a relatively short time.
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