Orientation of Uranus' Rings (IMAGE) Tokyo Institute of Technology Caption Uranus is uniquely tipped over among the planets in our Solar System. Uranus' moons and rings are also orientated this way, suggesting they formed during a cataclysmic impact which tipped it over early in its history. Credit Lawrence Sromovsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison/W.W. Keck Observatory/NASA Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate caption and credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.