BY: Leonardo Cardenas
February 24, 2014
Venus was discovered by:
Jeremiah Horrock's and Maximillian Hoi
Position in the Solar System:
Distance from the Sun:
67,000,000 miles (108,209,000 kilometers)
Planet Size, Diameter & Surface:
Venus is close to the size of earth but it is a little bit smaller.
The diameter is 7,521 miles (12, 104 km).
The surface is made up of rocks, craters, volcanoes, lava plains.
The temperatures are up to 900 degrees Fahrenheit. It's really hot!
Length of day (rotation):
One day on Venus is 243 days on Earth
Length of year (revolution):
The year is shorter on Venus than on Earth. It is only 225 days.
It has no moons or rings and other interesting facts:
Mercury and Venus are the only two planets that do not have moons.