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Transcript of Venus
photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli
What makes this planet unique?
Venus can't be observed past the upper surface of the atmosphere due to high concentrations of sulfuric acid.
Venus Moons & Rings
Venus has no orbiting moons.
What its made of
Is made up of 96% carbon dioxide.
The atmosphere pressure is 92 times that of earth at the surface.
Missions To Venus
They discovered a surface temperature of about 500 degrees celcius and an atmospere of 95-96% carbon dioxide.
There has been many missions since Venera and currently the venus express is in orbit.
Venus is made of:
Smooth volcanic plains, lobate plains,core,rocky mantle, sulphuric acid, carbon dioxide, fluorine, chlorine, iron
Will burn anything small that enters.
Atmosphere pressure is 92 times that of earth.
The surface of the planet is mostly volcanos and craters.
Venus has no rings.
Distance from sun:
Galileo discovered venus in 1610 by pointing his telescope at venus and confirming the Copernicus theory by showing that Venus went through odd phases just like the moon.
Who discovered Venus and how?
Image Credit: www.daviddarling.info/venus_atmosphere.jpg
Venus is the only planet named after a goddess. Venus has sand, volcanoes, and mountains. Venus reflects over 70% of the sun’s light. Venus has a much longer day than any other planet. It is very similar to Earth in size, mass, and density.
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Image Credit: nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/image/venera_3.jpg
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