Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is the hottest planet. Venus is hot enough to melt lead.
A look at venuses clouds and thundershowers.
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.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun and is the second brightest object in the night sky after the Moon. Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is the second largest TERRESTRIAL planet and is sometimes referred to as the Earth's sister due the to similar size and mass.