Venus’ orbit around the sun is equal to approximately 224.7 Earth days. Although the other planets have an elliptical orbit around the sun, Venus’ orbit is more circular with an eccentricity of less than 0.01.Know More
A day on Venus is equivalent to 242 Earth days. However, Venus has a clockwise retrograde rotation.
Venus’ mean distance from the sun is 67.24 million miles. Its atmosphere consists of 96 percent carbon dioxide, 3.5 percent nitrogen and small quantities of water, carbon monoxide and other substances.
Ancient people, such as the Babylonians and Chinese, were aware of this planet and studied its motion. This planet’s name comes from the Roman goddess of beauty.Learn more about Planets
Venus completes an orbit around the Sun in 224.7 days, compared to Earth's 365.25 days. Because Venus is closer to the Sun than Earth, Venus orbits the Sun faster.Full Answer >
It takes Venus 224.7 Earth days to make a complete revolution around the sun. The planet takes 243 days to make one complete rotation on its axis, meaning a day on this planet is longer than a year. A day on any planet is determined by its rotation, while a year is determined by revolution around the sun.Full Answer >
Venus is approximately 67.2 million miles from the sun. The distance between Venus and the sun varies depending on Venus' location in its orbit; it can be between 66.8 million miles and 67.7 million miles.Full Answer >
Venus is the second closest planet to the sun, after Mercury. It is part of the solar system, along with Earth and six other planets, which is located in the Milky Way galaxy.Full Answer >