Which Planet Rotates on Its Side?


Most planets rotate counter-clockwise, while Uranus rotates on its side. Scientists believe both Uranus and Venus once rotated counter-clockwise and that their rotations were disrupted by collisions with asteroids.
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Uranus is tipped to and spins on it's side.
"Uranus is distinguished by the fact that it is tipped on its side. Its unusual position is thought to be the result of a collision with a planet-sized body early in the solar
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The planet that rotates on it's side is Uranus. This is the seventh planet from the sun and is similar to Neptune. Uranus was discovered on March 13, 1781 by William Herschel.
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