Venus's Year Research Paper

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On Venus a day is longer than its year. A day on a planet means is the amount of time it takes the planet to make a complete rotation on its axis, and a year is the amount of time it takes for the planet to make orbit around its parent star. Therefore, Venus’s days are longer than its year, due to the fact that it takes the planet longer to rotate on its axis than it does to make one journey around the sun. Venus days are 243 earth days long while its year is only 225 earth days long. Venus rotates in the retrograde rotation, contrary to that of the other planets. Venus is the second brightest object in the sky, only being outshined by the moon. Venus has an atmospheric pressure that is 92 times that of Earth. Asteroids therefore cannot enter…show more content…
Thus, Mars’s day is shorter than Venus’s day, but Mars’s year is far longer than Venus’s year. Other than the Moon and Venus, Mars is the third brightest object in the sky, often appearing as a red dot. Unlike Venus’s strong atmospheric pressure, Mars has a weak atmosphere, only 1% of the Earth. Unlike Venus, where the temperature is 900 degrees Fahrenheit, Mars is a chilly temperature of -85 degrees below zero. Mars has two satellites, unlike Venus who has no natural satellites. Mars’s two satellites are Phobias and Demos, which scientist believed are captured asteroids. Mars was named after the God of War. Interestingly, this is the complete opposite of love, the god that Venus was named after. Mars does not have as many volcanoes as Venus. However, Mars has the largest volcano in the solar system called Olympus Mons. Olympus Mons is 72,000 feet in height, about two and a half times the size of Mt. Everest. As I have said earlier, Venus rotates in a retrograde motion. This is contrary to Mars, which orbits in the same direction of the other planets. America sent a probe to Mars, called Viking 1, which was able to map a large portion of the planet. Viking 1 landed on Mars’s surface and took

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