What Is the Hottest Planet?

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The hottest planet in our solar system is Venus, even though Mercury is closer to the sun. Venus' atmosphere makes it act like an oven, keeping the heat in at a toasty 400 degrees Celsius. You can find more information here: http://www.astronomytoday.com/astronomy/venus.html
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Venus is very hot because it has a very dense atmosphere made up mostly of carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that traps the energy from the sun.
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As of January, 2009, there are 5 dwarf planets, and only the asteroid Ceres is close enough to the Sun (just past Mars) to get appreciable solar heating. Surrounded by the vacuum
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Venus is the hottest planet even though it is the second closest planet to the
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Mars is a reddish color, which is where the nickname the 'Red Planet' comes from. The red color is due to a high amount of iron oxide on the surface of the planet.
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Although Mercury is closest to the sun, Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system with temperatures up to 854 degrees due to high atmospheric CO2.
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