By Keely Terry
Its made up of 96% carbon dioxide, 3% nitrogen and the rest as other small gases.
The rotation in Earth days is 243 days.
The average distance from the sun is 67.24 million miles.
The period of revolution in Earth years is 224.7 days.
Venus is 864 degrees Fahrenheit.
Venus is the second planet from the sun.
A day on venus is longer than a year on Earth.
It is the third brightest object in Earth's sky after the sun and moon.
Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.
It rotates in the opposite direction of other planets.
Billions of years ago, the climate of Venus was similar to Earth's.