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Other facts:-The atmospheric pressure of Venus is 92 times stronger than that of Earth.-Unlike most other planets, Venus rotates and revolves clockwise.-One day on Venus is more than a year on Earth.


The diameter of Venus is 12,104 km. Venus is 108,208,930 km away from the sun and has no moon.

Sources Include:, G. (2007). Cosmos (2nd ed.). London: Quercus

Venus is the second planet from the sun as you can see on the diagram above. It's the third brightest object in the sky from earth. It is The first two include the sun and the moon. Venus is the closest planet to Earth.

This planet is named after the Roman goddess Venus, the goddess of love and beauty. It is the only planet named after a female. This planet might be named after Venus because the brightness of the planet. In 1581 Babylonians called Venus the bright queen of the sky.

A day on Venus is longer than a year on Venus! A day in Venus is 243 Earth days while a year on Venus is 225 days.

Venus is the sixth largest planet in the solar system. Earth and Venus are often reffered to as sister planets because of their similarities in size, density, and mass.


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