Saturday, August 4, 2012

Fact of the Day: Days Are Longer Than Years

Venus' axis rotates very slowly and a "day" on Venus takes about 243 Earth days to finish. However Venus rotates around the sun (making it a Venus "year") in about 224 Earth days. So a day on Venus is good bit longer than it's year.  

10 comments:

  1. It also spin opposite the way earth does.

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  2. If Venus rotates more slowly and women are from Venus, is that why it always takes them so long to get themselves ready to go out? lol

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  3. I could use a day like that...

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  4. Damn, if you could get all done in a day then, you never will

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  5. I bet the people living on Venus get loads of stuff done.

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  6. i don't know why, but this fact about Venus makes me smile a little...

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  7. Wow, thanks. I've learnt something new today.

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