planet venus

The Orbit of Venus. How Long is a Year on Venus?

As the second closest planet to our Sun, Venus takes 224.65 days to complete a single orbit around our Sun,…

6 years ago

How Many Moons Does Venus Have?

There are dozens upon dozens of moons in the Solar System, ranging from airless worlds like Earth's Moon to those with…

9 years ago

Morning Star

[/caption] If you look to the morning sky – to the east that is, as the sun’s rising – you…

12 years ago

How Was Venus Discovered?

[/caption] Venus is one of the planets visible with the unaided eye. In fact, Venus is the brightest object in…

13 years ago

Venus Length of Day

[/caption] The Venus length of day is 243 days. But the story is a little stranger than that. Venus is…

13 years ago

How Old is Venus?

[/caption] How old is Venus? Scientists actually think that everything in the Solar System was formed at the same time,…

13 years ago

Venus Exploration

[/caption] Venus has been know to humanity since we first looked up into the sky; it's the brightest object in…

13 years ago

Why is Venus So Hot?

You might have heard that Venus is the hottest planet in the Solar System. In fact, down at the surface…

13 years ago

How Long is a Day on Venus?

The length of day on Venus is 243 Earth days. Read that again, it's not a year, but the length…

13 years ago

Mars and Venus

Mars and Venus are the two terrestrial planets most similar to Earth. One orbits closer to the Sun, and one…

13 years ago