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VENUS

Classification: Terestrial Planet

Length of Year: 224 Earth days

Length of day: 243 Earth days

Diameter: 12,102km (0.9 x Earth)

Mass:4.869e+24 Kg (0.81 x Earth)

Moons: None

Gravity: .904 x Earth

Atmosphere: 96.5% Carbon Dioxide, 3.5% Nitrogen, Trace amounts of Sulfur Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Helium, Water Vapor

Venus is the second planet from the sun. It has a very thick atmosphere that creates a very high surface temperature. Venus rotates in the opposite direction of all the other planets. It is believed to do this because of a collision early in its life.