Venus meaning

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Venus is defined as the Roman goddess of beauty and love, or the second planet from the sun.
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Venus is made mostly of silicate rock.
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Venus has no moons.
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The planet rotates from east to west, which is the opposite way of most planets. Therefore, the sun rises in the west and sets in the east.
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Its rotation is slow compared to other planets, with a day lasting the equivalent of 243 Earth days.
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With a surface pressure ninety times higher than Earth’s, life could not survive there.
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Venus has a thick atmosphere mostly of carbon dioxide.
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There is and has been volcanic activity. There are high mountains, most likely caused by this volcanic activity, and extremely large rift valleys.
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Venus has no moons and no one really knows why.
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Venus has been explored with a fly-by of Mariner 2 in 1962, two Soviet probes and a landing in 1970, photographs by Mariner 10 and t0 spacecrafts from 1975; through 1984, and the U.S. space probe mapping the surface using radar in 1990.
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Today the details of objects as small as 330 feet across can now been seen on Venus from the images sent back to Earth.

An example of Venus is the mother of Aeneas.

An example of Venus is the sixth largest planet in the solar system.

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The goddess of love and beauty.
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The second planet from the sun, having an average radius of 6,052 kilometers (3,761 miles), a mass 0.82 times that of Earth, and a sidereal period of revolution about the sun of 224.7 days at a mean distance of approximately 108.2 million kilometers (67.2 million miles).
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The goddess of love and beauty: identified with the Greek Aphrodite.
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A statue or image of Venus.
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A very beautiful woman.
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The brightest, sixth-largest planet in the solar system and the second in distance from the sun, with a dense atmosphere of carbon dioxide and a very high surface temperature: diameter, c. 12,100 km (c. 7,520 mi); period of revolution, c. 224.7 earth days; period of rotation (retrograde), 243.01 earth days; symbol, ♀
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The second planet from the Sun, with a diameter about 400 miles less than that of Earth. Venus is a terrestrial or inner planet and at inferior conjunction comes nearer to Earth than any other planet; depending on its phase, it is also the brightest object in the night sky aside from Earth's moon. Because Venus is an inferior planet (located between Earth and the Sun), it is only visible relatively near the horizon in the first few hours before sunrise or after sunset. It has a dense atmosphere consisting primarily of carbon dioxide, which, together with its proximity to the Sun, creates an intense greenhouse effect, making it the hottest planet in the solar system with an average surface temperature of 464°C (867°F). Venus is completely shrouded by a thick layer of clouds made up mainly of droplets of sulfuric acid with other clouds of vaporous and particulate sulfur dioxide below it. Radar mapping of the Venutian surface shows rolling hills, plains, and numerous volcanoes as well as large impact craters and extensive lava flows.
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Any of the bivalve molluscs in the genus Venus or family Veneridae.
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(Roman mythology) The goddess of love, beauty, and natural productivity; the Roman counterpart of Aphrodite.
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The second planet in our solar system, named for the goddess; represented in astronomy and astrology by ♀.
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(poetry): love; sex.
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Venus was named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.
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It is visible a few hours before sunrise and a few hours after sunset and cannot be seen in the middle of the night.
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Its orbit around the Sun takes about 225 days.
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It is covered by clouds of sulfuric acid which move around the planet quickly because of strong winds in the upper atmosphere. The clouds block light and create a greenhouse effect, so Venus’s temperature can reach 900 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Origin of venus

Middle English from Old English from Latin love, Venus wen-1 in Indo-European roots