Venus Facts

Mean distance from the Sun: 0.7233 AU (108,200,000 km/67,230,000 mi)
Length of year: 225 days
Rotation period: 243 days (retrograde)
Mean orbital velocity: 35 km/sec (21.8 mi/sec)
Inclination of axis: 177.3°
Diameter: 12,102 km (7520 mi)
Number of observed satellites: 0
Comparisons with Earth:
Mean distance from Sun: 0.723 x Earth's
Diameter: 0.95 x Earth's
Mass: 0.81 x Earth's
Density: 0.9 x Earth's

All information and images on this page were obtained from the National Air and Space Museum.

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