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BY: Tiffany, Tamar, Makayla, Whitney
Size of Venus
• Venus’ diameter is 12,100 km across
• In comparison to Earth:
–It’s diameter is 95% of Earth’s
• 86% it’s volume & 81% of it’s mass
Composition & Atmosphere
• Venus has a 97% carbon dioxide
atmosphere
• Venus’ surface contains certain
long-lived radioactive isotopes of
Uranium & Thorium
NASA Research
• Suggests Venus is geologically alive.
• Has volcanoes that erupt every few hundred
years – 2.5 million years ago.
• Young lava flows have been identified by the
way they emit infrared radiation.
• 1,000 craters relatively smaller than on other
planets in the solar system.
Moons Of Planet
•NO MOONS
Special Features
• Visible to the naked eye without help from a
telescope.
• Thought of as most beautiful and brightest
planet in the heavens.
• Always close to the sun in the sky appearing as
morning star before sunrise and evening star
before sunset.
History
• “The geologic history of Venus has been a long
History”
• Pythagoras in the 6th century B.C. discovered
Venus.
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?rele
ase=2010-121
• Cause we got the hottest surface of all the
other planets.(TANNING!!!!)
• Named after a sexy goddess.
• Has unique qualities that the other planets
don’t have.
What Person
• The roman Goddess of love and beauty.
• The tennis player Venus Williams.
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