The average distance from the sun to the planet Venus is about 67 million miles. Venus is the second planet from the sun after Mercury, and its orbit around the sun takes about 225 days.
Venus has an extremely slow retrograde rotation on its axis, lasting about 243 days. It is the only planet in the solar system that rotates from east to west. Venus is the closest planet to the Earth and is often visible from it. The third smallest planet in size, it is only slightly smaller in diameter than Earth. Venus does not have any known moons.