Planet of the Solar System, second from the Sun, and one of four inner planets. It can be seen by the naked eye and often referred to as the “evening star”. It is the third brightest natural object in the sky, after the Sun and the Moon.
Diameter: 7,520 miles (12,104 km)
Planet rotation time: 243.1 days
Distance from the Sun: 67,240,000 miles (108,200,000 km)
Revolution time around the Sun: 224.7 days« Back to Glossary Index