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The Planet Venus

Planet Venus

Venus as seen in violet light by Galileo

Some basic facts about Venus

Radius (kilometers)6051
Orbital Distance from the Sun (kilometers)108208956.4
Rotation Period (1=24 hours)243.018
Mass (Million Metric Tons)4.868E+12
Density (grams/cubic centimeter)5.25
Year DiscoveredUnknown

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