How Long Is a Year on Venus in Earth Days?


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A year on Venus is equivalent to 225 Earth days. This is much shorter than a year on Earth, because Venus has a shorter orbit around the sun than Earth does.

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In contrast to its year, a day on Venus is about 243 Earth days, so a day on Venus is longer than its year. The time Venus takes to rotate on its axis is greater than the time it takes to make one trip around the sun. Venus has the least eccentric orbit of all the planets in the solar system; its orbit is almost circular. Venus keeps a distance of about 67.3 million miles from the sun.

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