What is Venus named after?


The planet Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite, which Venus is named after was also the goddess of beauty. It is the second planet from the sun, and it takes about 224.7 Earth days to complete one revolution.
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Like all of the other planets in our Solar System, Venus was named after ancient Roman and Greek gods. Venus was named after the Greek god of love and beauty.
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