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  • takes 7.5 Earth months to revolve around the sun
  • 8 months to rotate on axis
  • day is longer than its year
  • retrograde rotation( east to west) backwards or opposite from the other planets
  • about 65 million miles away from the sun
  • no moons
  • diameter is 7,200 miles
  • length of day is 243 earth days
  • length of year is 235 earth days
  • density is 5,243 kg/m^3
  • tilt of axis is 177-178 degrees
  • average temperature is 457 degrees C (855 degrees F)

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