2The Surface Venus is the HOTTEST planet in our solar system. Its surface can get up to 460 degrees Celsius.Venus is covered with rocks volcanoes with flowing lava, craters, mountains, valleys and strange dome figures.
3The AtmosphereVenus’ atmosphere is mostly carbon dioxide and nitrogen.There are so many clouds in Venus’ atmosphere that it is almost impossible to see the surface!Also, because of the clouds, there is never a sunny day on Venus.
4Inside VenusVenus has similar insides as Earth except Earth has an inner core and an outer core.Venus just has 1 big core.Venus has a: Crust, Mantle, and Core.
5The Math Terms Distance from the sun: 67 million miles Diameter: 7,523 One orbit of the sun:224,701DaysOne rotation:243,016 days*Mass:81 % of earth
6Exploring VenusVenus is the most visited planet in our solar system. (Besides Earth of course!)The US and Russia have had at least 19 spacecrafts explore Venus.It was also the first planet to be observed from a spacecraft passing by.Along with many successful missions, a few spacecrafts have crashed into Venus.
7MoonsAfter all of the missions to Venus we have never found any moons
8Wind PatternsThere are very strong winds at 350 KPH.
9Fun Facts Venus was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus’s nickname is “Earth’s Twin”, because of the similar size between the two planets!Venus is also one of the brightest objects in the night sky!If you were to stand on Venus you would lose about 13 pounds!Just like Earth has earthquakes, Venus has venusquakes!