The Hottest Planet in Our Solar System

Venus was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. It is the second planet from the sun. It is sometimes known as Earth' sister because of their similar size and mass.

Fun Facts About Venus

  • Venus is the second planet from the sun
  • Its orbit takes 224.7 Earth days
  • The length of its day is 116 days 8 hours 0 minutes in Earth time
  • The average temperature of Venus is 462* C
  • Venus has no moons

Did you Know?

A day on Venus lasts longer than a year on Earth!

Venus has a very slow rotation on its axis, and it takes 243 Earth days.

Even though Venus is often known as Earth's sister planet, its conditions are much different from Earth's.

Scientists believe that Venus has extremely high surface temperatures, and is very dry and contains no liquid water.