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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retrograde_and_prograde_motion

Retrograde motion is motion in the direction opposite to the movement of something else and ... The exceptions—the planets with retrograde rotation—are Venus and Uranus. ... The reason for Uranus's unusual axial tilt is not known with certainty, but the usual speculation is that during the formation of the Solar System, ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_is_unusual_about_Venus's_rotation

Venus rotates clockwise while most other planets in the Solar System rotate counter-clockwise. Astronomers speculate that this is because the planet's.

moonphases.info/the-rotation-of-venus.html

Venus's rotation takes longer than a year and it rotates backwards. ... backwards or “unusual” because Venus's retrograde rotation does not follow the norm of ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-venus-spins-the-wrong

Jun 15, 2001 ... But scientists are still puzzled by Venus's retrograde, or backward, rotation. Now a team of scientists from the French research institute ...

www.quora.com/What-is-unusual-about-Venus-orbit

Nothing is unusual about any planet's orbit. All orbits are caused by gravity and the exact same laws apply to every orbit. In other words, if you want ...

spaceplace.nasa.gov/all-about-venus

Venus is unusual because it spins the opposite direction of Earth and most other planets. And its rotation is very slow. It takes about 243 Earth days to spin ...

education.seattlepi.com/direction-rotation-planets-6871.html

Planets revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. ... This strange clockwise rotation makes the Venus day longer than its year -- a year on Venus lasts 225 ...

www.space.com/44-venus-second-planet-from-the-sun-brightest-planet-in-solar-system.html

Nov 4, 2014 ... Venus is the brightest planet in our solar system, has a hellish ... If viewed from above, Venus rotates on its axis the opposite way that most planets rotate. ... Unusual stripes in the upper clouds of Venus are dubbed "blue ...

planetfacts.org/orbit-and-rotation-of-venus

The distance of Venus from the sun as it orbits around is 108000000 kilometers ( 0.7 AU). It takes Venus 224.65 days to complete its orbit, which mea.

www.universetoday.com/47900/length-of-year-on-venus

Apr 16, 2017 ... Venus and Earth have many similarities. Both are terrestrial planets, meaning that they are composed predominately of metal and silicate rock, ...