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# ANDY

Uranus's tilt is 98°. Astronomers (many of them) still consider its rotation to be prograde (west to east) even though it is tilted a good 8° below the plane. This would mean its north pole is 8° below the plane, and the south pole 8° above the plane. Many others consider the opposite: its rotation is retrograde having a tilt of 82°, and the north pole would therefore be above the plane (sort of like Venus with an extreme tilt) which would look more correct to the standard order.

My question is, why can't astronomers decide what this magnificent large planet be? A prograde or a retrograde? This creates nothing more than confusion among scientists.

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