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Venus is the second planet from the Sun.


Venus has a thick atmosphere made up mostly of carbon dioxide. The pressure on the surface is 9.2 MPa. This generates the strongest greenhouse effect in the Solar System, making Venus have the hottest average surface temperature.

Above the dense carbon dioxide layer are clouds made of sulfuric acid.

See Also

Object Inner Solar System

Asteroid belt

Outer Solar System

Kuiper Belt

Scattered Disc Extended Scattered Disc-Oort Cloud
Star The Sun -


Mercury Venus


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Minor planet


Comet Halley

Comet Hale-Bopp