26. Venus

26. Venus

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http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00072


Planet

Diameter: 12,104 km
Orbit Radius: 0.72 AU
Orbital Period: 225 days
Rotational Period: -243 days (retrograde)
Average Temperature: 462°C
Max/Min Temperature: 462°C/462°C
Composition: Rocky
Atmosphere: 96.5% CO2; 3.5% N2; 1% H2O
Atmospheric Pressure: 92 bars
Gravity (Earth=1): 0.91
Mass (Earth=1): 0.82
Magnetic Field: No