What is the temperature on Venus?


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The temperature on Venus remains constant at 461 degrees Celsius. The orbit of Venus around the sun is circular, which means that Venus does not experience seasons like other planets.

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Because of this circular orbit and a thick, carbon dioxide atmosphere that traps heat, the temperature on Venus is constant. The axial tilt of Venus is almost zero 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. Its unusual direction of rotation could be the result of either a large impact or of interactions with the sun's gravity.

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