Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system, with an average surface temperature of 872 degrees Fahrenheit. The average temperature for the whole planet is 864 F. The reason for its high temperatures is not its proxi... More »

Barring unforeseen developments in technology, NASA indicates as of 2014 that it is impossible for humans to live on Venus for several reasons. Venus is the second-closest planet to the sun, which means humans would quic... More »

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When viewed from Earth, Venus looks like a bright star in the night sky, sometimes with a faint blue colorization. However, satellites that have taken pictures of the cloud cover and the surface of Venus from space have ... More »

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The lowest temperature on Venus is minus 175 degrees Celsius, found at an atmospheric layer 125 kilometers above the surface of the planet. The planet's average temperature, however, stands at 464 degrees Celsius, making... More »

Venus, the second planet from the sun, is slightly smaller than the Earth and is covered by thick clouds of sulphuric acid that make it difficult to observe its surface. Venus appears as a bright object in the morning sk... More »

Venus is the third smallest planet in the solar system and is around 95 percent of the total size of the Earth. Both Earth and Venus are dwarfed by the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, which is more than 13 t... More »

Venus is the second planet from the sun in our solar system, with a size and mass similar to that of Earth. It's easy to identify in the night sky because it's the second-brightest object after the moon. It's named after... More »