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Which is the hottest planet of our solar system? What are its properties? Do you expect some kind of life on it ?

Last updated date: 13th Jun 2024
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Hint:Our Solar system has 8 planets. A planet is an astronomical object that is big enough to be rounded up by its gravity and orbits the Sun.

Complete Answer:Planetary temperatures decrease as the planets move further from the Sun. The hottest planet in our solar system is Venus. It has an average temperature of 880 degree F.

Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is the hottest planet due to its proximity to the Sun and an atmosphere which is filled with carbon dioxide. Since the atmosphere has a higher percentage of carbon dioxide, it traps heat and becomes very hot. Venus has thick yellow clouds of sulphuric acid.

Venus rotates east to west and completes one orbit around the sun in 225 earth days. The planet has no moons or rings.

Venus is often called Earth’s twin planet as they are similar in size. Venus’s surface, like earth's surface, has mountains and volcanoes too.However despite being called Earth’s twin planet, life on Venus doesn’t seem possible. It has very high temperature and pressure.

Note:One should remember that Mercury is the closest planet to earth but doesn’t have the highest temperature. Life is only possible on earth yet as two thirds of the planet is water. Earth’s atmosphere and climate are suitable for life unlike other planets which are too cold or too hot.Another fact to remember is that like Venus, Uranus aslo has backward rotation and rotates east to west.