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How much does Venus weigh?

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The mass of Venus is 4.87 x 10^24 kilograms. Venus is an inner planet that is slightly lighter than Earth, which has a mass of 5.98 x 10^24 kilograms.

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With a surface temperature that can reach as high as 465 degrees Celsius, Venus is a very hot and dry planet. Venus’ atmosphere consists mainly of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and clouds that contain sulfuric acid. Its atmospheric pressure is about 90 times greater than the Earth’s. Venus also has a counter-clockwise rotation.

This planet has no moons and no rings. Venus is the only planet in the solar system named after a female Roman goddess.

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