However, it can only be considered backwards or “unusual” because Venus's
retrograde rotation does not follow the norm of the other planets. Therefore, we ...
Venus rotates clockwise while most other planets in the Solar System rotate
counter-clockwise. Astronomers speculate that this is because the planet's.
May 17, 2008 ... One of the most unusual things about Venus is that it rotates backwards from the
rest of the planets in the Solar System. Seen from above, all of ...
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.
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 ...
Venus' rotation is somewhat unusual in that it is both very slow (243 Earth days
per Venus day, slightly longer than Venus' year) and retrograde. In addition, the ...
Why do Venus and Uranus rotate clockwise and the rest of the planets .... A
current theory of the unusual spin direction of Venus is the it is spinning the same
A day on Venus lasts longer than a year. It takes 243 Earth days to rotate once on
its axis (sidereal day). The planet's orbit around the Sun takes 225 Earth days, ...
Jun 4, 2012 ... With a rare transit of Venus coming up, we highlight why Venus is great and
Venus rotate in the opposite direction to other planets. Most other planets rotate
counter-clockwise on their axis, however Venus, like Uranus, rotates clockwise.