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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.universetoday.com/36687/rotation-of-venus

Nov 27, 2016 ... Venus' orbit has some strange properties, which includes taking 243.025 days to rotate once, and the fact that it rotates backwards compared to ...

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 to compute ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-Venus-and-Uranus-rotate-clockwise-and-the-rest-of-the-planets-anticlockwise

A planet's axial tilt is a measure of whether the planet is in prograde (the natural direction of .... A current theory of the unusual spin direction of Venus is the it is spinning the same direction it always has, it just flipped 180 degrees on it's axis, not ...

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 ...

pds.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/special/venus.htm

Venus: Planet Profile ... Rotation period (length of day in Earth days), 243.02 ( retrograde). Revolution period (length of year in Earth days), 224.7. Obliquity (tilt of ...

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.

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 ...