Seasons

What Are Seasons Like On Other Planets?

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Just as astronomers are beginning to find out the length of days and years on planets, they're beginning to discover the unique seasons to each planet as well.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Planets get their seasons from their axial tilt. 00:42

  2. Uranus has seasons lasting as long as 42 years. 01:46

  3. Kepler 413B has a tilt that is constantly changing. 02:15

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