10 Facts about Venus you probably did not know

“Men are from Mars and women are from Venus”, you’ve probably heard many times. Then maybe it is not so strange that is symbol is the same as the symbol for the right women (♀). Venus is the second planet in the solar system from the sun and is almost as large as the Earth. As Venus moves around its own axis in the opposite direction of movement around the sun so you could say that it rotates backwards, which only Venus and Uranus do.

10 Facts about Venus you probably did not know

Here are 10 Facts about Venus you probably did not know

01) Venus is the only planet in the solar system whose day is longer than its year because it is rotates once around the sun in 225 days, but need the full 243 days to complete one rotation around its own axis.

Facts about Venus

02) Venus and Jupiter are the only planets in our solar system that has no moons revolving around itself.

03) There are more volcanoes on the surface of Venus than it is on any other planet in our solar system. However, we are unsure how active the volcanoes are, or even if they are active at all.

Facts about Venus

04) After the sun and our moon is the planet ofVenus the object that shines strongest in the Milky Way. The planet may be bright enough in the night sky to cast shadows! These types of shades are known as “VenusShadows’.

05) Because of the thick atmosphere of the planet, the temperature at the surface reach a staggering 470 degrees Celsius .

Facts about Venus

06) it is often called Earth’s twin planet , precisely because the planets have a similar mass , density and and size . Thank God that we do not have it 470 degrees Celsius hot, at least!

07) it is the only planet in our solar system that is named after a woman . The planet was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

Facts about Venus

08) Maat Mons , the highest volcano that exists on the planet, are all over 8000 meters high. This compares with the Earth’s highest mountain, Mount Everest , which is 8848 meters high.

09) Sometimes during the time of history called the planet “ Lucifer “. Lucifer means “ bringer of light “, and in that Venus is one of the brightest objects in the night sky, it is easy to see where this name came from. The name stuck, unfortunately, never, and are not in use in some way today.

Facts about Venus

10) The surface of the planet is extremely dry because of surface temperature. If there was any liquid which, heat would cause the liquid to boil away immediately.

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