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Venus- A Hot, Hellish and Volcanic Planet

Devmini Jayasiri
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Devmini Jayasiri

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Transcript of Venus- A Hot, Hellish and Volcanic Planet

By:Devmini,
Tharushini
& Dileesha
V
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40,000,000 km
Perihelion: 66.7 million miles
Aphelion: 67.7 million miles
Venus, the Roman Goddess of
love
and
b
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a
u
t
y
.
D
i
d

y
o
u

k
n
o
w
?
The
only

planet

named

after

a

female!


the hottest planet...
the closest planet to Earth...
E
N
J
O
Y
!
the brightest object in our night sky...
12,104 km
Moon
?????
Venus is
462
Celcius.
High temperatures melt the spacecraft.
Soviet Union managed to get a photograph
of the surface of Venus:-
Is often called as Earth's twin because:
1)

of it's size




3)
it's similar composition
2)

of it's mass

4)
it is Earth's neighbouring
planet

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The atmosphere is much denser and hotter than of Earth.
The atmosphere is made out of clouds of sulphuric acid.
The main atmospheric gases are carbon dioxide and nitrogen.
Increased green house activity makes the temperature of the planet extremely hot.

Internal Structure
Doesn't have tectonic plates.
Doesn't have internally generated magnetic fields.
Has a crust of only 50 km thick.
The mantle is said to be 3000 km thick.
The core of the planet is composed of molten iron.
There is no convection zone as there is no magnetic field.

All have been given female names such as the crater called
Billie Holliday.
Orbital Period: 225 days
Does

Venus

have

moons?
N !
Maxwell Montes
is the
only
mountain range named after a male!
12,742km
Who discovered Venus: Unknown...
Mass of Venus:
Who discovered Venus:
Unknown...
Is the
second largest

*terretrial
planet.

*Terrestrial-
The inner planets closest to the Sun.
Mass: 4.867E24 kg
Life is not possible on Venus!!!
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