The gravity on Venus equals 8.87 m/s2. With a mass of 4.87 x 10^24 kg, the planet has almost as much mass as the Earth, which is why Venus' gravity is roughly the same as Earth's gravity of 9.81 m/s2.Know More
The surface gravity of Venus is around 91 percent of the Earth's surface gravity. So if an object weighs 100 pounds on Earth, that object would weigh 91 pounds on Venus.
Aside from having a gravity almost the same as that of Earth, Venus has a density and composition very similar to Earth's. Furthermore, Venus orbits at roughly the same distance from the Sun.Learn more about Planets
The planet Venus' nicknames are the Morning Star and the Evening Star. From Earth, the planet sometimes looks like a bight star in the morning and the evening skies.Full Answer >
No one knows who discovered Venus because the planet was known to the ancients. Named by the ancient Romans after their goddess of love and beauty, it is one of the brightest objects in the night sky.Full Answer >
The atmosphere of Venus is made up of 96 percent carbon dioxide, 3.5 percent nitrogen and less than 1 percent of the following: argon, water vapor, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide, according to Windows to the Universe. Oxygen is not even found in trace amounts in the atmosphere of VenusFull Answer >
According to the NOAA, the revolution of Venus is approximately 225 Earth days. Interestingly, the time of revolution of Venus is less than its time of a single planetary rotation, which takes 243 Earth days.Full Answer >