Venus and Earth are considered “sister planets” so, say what you like about the Earth, but at least she has a hot sister.
At 90 times the atmospheric pressure that we have on Earth, you can press your dress shirts on Venus just by leaving them on the front porch.
Venus is further from the Sun than Mercury; however, it is hotter on Venus. This is due to the “Greenhouse Effect” which is real or fake, depending upon what political party is in power.
Unlike the rest of the planets, Venus spins counterclockwise. This means, instead of night following day, as it does on the other planets, day follows night on Venus.
At one time, scientists thought that Venus might be a tropical paradise under all those clouds; however, it turned out to have high winds, crushing atmospheric pressure, a poisonous atmosphere and temperatures hot enough to melt lead. It is still, however, better than living in Minneapolis.
A good tip for finding Venus is to look for the brightest non-lunar object in the night sky. If the object you are looking at is brighter than the moon, it is probably just a plane exploding overhead.
A day lasts longer than a year on Venus so birthdays are only celebrated every six centuries…
Humans have been tracking the movements of Venus for over three millennia… and IT DOESN’T SUSPECT A THING!
It takes only five days for the atmosphere of Venus to travel around the planet, so that helium balloon that your kid accidentally let go of will be back.
Galileo found that the planet Venus has phases. There’s a crescent phase, a full phase and that phase where Venus wore an eye-patch and a long leather jacket…
Venus is the Roman goddess of beauty and love. She is the enemy of Nepsis, the Roman goddess of plastic surgery and settling…