Venus info

The diameter or size of the planet - Venus’s average size is 3,760 miles.

The period or rotation and revolution - All the planets in the Solar System orbit the Sun in an anti-clockwise direction as viewed from above Earth's north pole. Most planets also rotate on their axes in an anti-clockwise direction, but Venus rotates clockwise in retrograde rotation once every 243 Earth days the slowest rotation of any planet.

Average distance from the sun - Venus’s average distance from the sun is 67.24 miles.

Venus is the first planet

Origin of the planet’s name - The Romans knew of seven bright objects in the sky the Sun, the Moon, and the five brightest planets. They named them after their most important gods. Venus, the brightest planet in the night sky, was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Her name was Aphrodite.

Average surface temperature or range of temperature - Venus’s average temperature is 864 degrees Fahrenheit.

4 Interesting Facts -

1. Venus is the second brightest natural object in the sky.

2.Venus is sometimes referred to as the “morning star” and “evening star”.

3.One day on Venus is longer than one year

4.Venus is sometimes called Earth's sister planet.

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