Basic Astronomy

Venus


Venus is the 2nd planet from the Sun.

Venus is the brightest planet in the Solar System.

The planets in the Solar System are given the names of Roman Gods or their attendants. Venus is called after the Roman Goddess of love and beauty.

Venus

Equatorial diameter
(Earth diameter)
Mass
(Earth mass)
Orbital radius
(AU)
Orbital period
(years)
Inclination
to Sun's
equator
(degree)
Orbital eccentricityRotation period
(days)
No. of
confirmed moons
0.9490.820.720.623.860.007243.020





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