Uranus. Its blue-green color comes from methane crystals in the atmosphere. The rings do circle the equator, but Uranus is tipped so much on its axis that it orbits on its side. (Image credit: Voyager, NASA) Mona Evans, "Uranus Facts for Kids" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art27632.asp
Seasons of Uranus. The planet is tipped onto its side, so it orbits lying down. This means that each season is twenty years long. (Graphic credit: M.Showalter & M. Gordon, SETI institute) Mona Evans, "Uranus Facts for Kids" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art27632.asp
* The Moon, Mercury and Uranus Annotated * This photo shows the Moon in Pisces, planet Mercury is on the right and the dim planet Uranus is visible too. There's a very red star just below the moon: 19 piscium a Carbon star and one of the reddest stars in the sky.