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The Planet VENUS

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Welcome to our site!
 
        Here we will show you a little about our planet, Venus. On this page there will be links to other sites about Venus. Hope you enjoy!
 
    
                                                                             Sincerly,
 
                      Shea, Kelsey, & Miriam                                           

BRIEF SURVEY OF VENUS
Mean distance from sun 107,700,000 km (67,000,000 mi)
Distance from earth: Least 38,900,000 km (24,200,000 mi)
Distance from earth: Greatest 260,000,000 km (162,000,000 mi)
Eccentricity of orbit 0.01
Inclination of orbit 3.4
Period of revolution 225 earth days
Rotation period 243 earth days (retrograde)
Mass (earth = 1) 0.82
Radius 6050 km (3760 mi)
Mean density (water = 1) 5.3
Surface gravity (earth = 1) 0.91
Atmospheric pressure at surface (earth = 1 bar) 96 bars
Mean surface temperature 459C (858F)
Natural satellites 0