How long does it take Venus to complete one orbit around the Sun?


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Venus completes an orbit around the Sun in 224.7 days, compared to Earth's 365.25 days. Because Venus is closer to the Sun than Earth, Venus orbits the Sun faster.

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The axial tilt of Venus is almost 0 degrees, and unlike other planets, it rotates clockwise as seen from the top of the planet. Other planets in the solar system rotate counter-clockwise.The orbit of Venus around the Sun is circular, which means that Venus does not experience seasons like other planets. Because of this circular orbit and a thick, carbon dioxide atmosphere that traps heat, the temperature on Venus remains at 862 degrees Fahrenheit.

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