What is Venus named after?

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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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Venus was named after the greek goddess of love and beauty but as it turns out Venus is actually a planet that looks like hell, not even close to beauty.
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In 2007,she teamed with Steve & Barry's to launch her own fashion clothing line EleVen
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There were more than one spacecrafts that explored (or attempted to explore) Venus in 1962. Namely, Mariner 1 (US) Sputnik 19 (USSR) Mariner 2 (US) Sputnik 20 (USSR) and Sputnik 21
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Dionaea Muscipula.
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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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