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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.

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 ...

space-facts.com/venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and is the second brightest object in the night sky after ... Venus rotates in the opposite direction to most other planets.

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 ...

theplanets.org/venus

Venus rotate in the opposite direction to other planets. Most other planets rotate counter-clockwise on their axis, however Venus, like Uranus, rotates clockwise.

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

Jun 15, 2001 ... Our neighboring planet Venus is an oddball in many ways. ... But scientists are still puzzled by Venus's retrograde, or backward, rotation. Now a ...

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/36687/rotation-of-venus

Jul 20, 2016 ... Venus is often refereed to as “Earth's sister planet”, thanks to the number of things it has in common with our planet. As a terrestrial planet, it is ...