Venus is the same size as Earth.
Distance from the Sun
Venus is the second closet planet to the Sun. It is 67 million miles from the Sun.
What are days like on Venus?
One day on Venus is equal to 243 Earth days because Venus spins backwards.
Surface of Venus
Venus has volcanic mountains. Venus has no rings.
How Many Moons does Venus Have?
Evidence of Life
No evidence of life has been found on Venus. The planet’s temperature is 900 degrees Fahrenheit. Scientists do believe water once existed on Venus.
Visits to Venus
The United States have had forty successful spacecraft explore Venus. Spacecraft have landed on Venus.
· Venus is the second brightest object in the sky after the Moon.
· Venus rotates in the opposite direction of the other planets
· Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system
· Venus is the closest planet to Earth