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    Hi Professor Miller.

    Any insight on significant differences between Uranus and Neptune?

    They are traditionally known as twins.

    Your input is always welcome!

    Thank you,

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    Uranus and Neptune are called the twins for a very good reason ... they are relatively the same size and mass, and their interior structures are similar (thick, slushy mantles of water, ammonia and methane ices/rocky cores/shallow hydrogen, helium and methane atmospheres). They are "twins" mainly by appearances. They do not have "a lot" of differences, but where they do, they are pretty extreme. The first difference that I would note is the differences in their orbital periods (or ...

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    This solutions discusses the most notable difference between Neptune and Uranus (aka the twins).