Venus is a planet in our solar system with the following traits:
Size: 7,520 miles wide (2,100 km)
Location in Solar System: 2nd planet from the sun
Distance from Sun: 67 million miles wide (108 million km)
Year (length of revolution around sun): 225 days (earth time)
Day (length of rotation): 243 days (earth time) (day is longer than the year)
Landscape: Rocky planet with active volcanoes. Temperature stays at 900°F (500° C) by thick CO2 atmosphere (90 times thicker than the earth's atmosphere).
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