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Astronomy lesson 4

Apologia Astronomy lesson 4

A day on Venus is _______________ Earth days. 243
A year on Venus is _______________ Earth days. 225
Which is longer on Venus---a day or a year? a day
The temperature on Venus is approximately __________ degrees and remains constant all over the whole planet because of its thick atmosphere. 870
While melted rock is still inside the volcano, it is called _______________ ___________. molten rock
When the melted or molten rock comes to the surface and pours out of a volcano, it is called ____________ . lava
What is different about the rotation of Venus compared to Earth? rotates in the opposite direction
Venus is a (terrestrial or gaseous) planet. terrestrial
Venus' surface is covered with __________________ which are constantly erupting and heating up the planet. volcanoes
Venus was named after the Roman goddess of ______________ . beauty
This was the name given to Venus when it is visible in the early morning just before the sun rises. Morning Star
This is the name given to Venus when it is visible just after the sun sets in the sky. Evening Star
This is the toxic chemical contained in the clouds that surround Venus. sulfuric acid
What is another name for space rocks, which are large rocks that are orbiting the Sun in our solar system? asteroids
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