By Livy C.

10 fun facts about Venus.

  1. Venus is the 2nd brightest object in the night sky.

  2. Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty also named Venus.

  3. Venus is sometimes called Earth's sister planet because of the similar size and mass.

  4. A year on Venus is SHORTER than a year.

  5. At one point it was thought that Venus was a Tropical paradise.

  6. Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system.

  7. Venus is know as the Morning and Evening Star.

  8. Venus rotates counter clockwise.

  9. Venus has no known moons.

  10. Aphrodite is the Greek version of Venus.