Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun. It is a gas giant with four hard-to-see rings. Urbain Le Verrier and John Couch Adams are usually both given credit for discovering Neptune. Neptune can be seen from Earth using binoculars and telescopes. It had a huge storm on it called "The Dark Spot" which was discovered in 1989 by a space probe called Voyager 2. However, the dark spot was not seen in 1994, and new spots were found since then. It is not known why the dark spot disappeared.
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|The Solar System|
|Star: The Sun|
|Planets: Mercury • Venus • Earth • Mars • Jupiter • Saturn • Uranus • Neptune|
|Dwarf planets: Ceres • Pluto • Eris|
|Small solar system body: Asteroid belt – Comets – Meteors – Kuiper belt – Scattered disc – Oort cloud|
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