Venus is the second planet from the sun. Venus has a thick atmosphere made of 96% carbon dioxide traps sun’s heat and keeps Venus toasty warm.
Venus is very similar to Earth in size, mass, and gravity. It is sometimes called Earth’s sister planet. Its surface is made of rock. Venus has no oceans because it is too hot for water. Venus does not have any moons. The planet Venus rotates very slowly. A year on Venus takes 225 Earth days.