(Until 1960 Venus was considered twin sisters to Earth because of how close they are together and they share some same characteristics.)

History of (Topic)

(Venus was really not discovered because besides the moon and the sun it is the brightest planet you can see with the naked eye. The first observations of Venus though were discovered from Babylonian writings all the way back from 1600 B.C. Galileo Galilei was the first person to point a telescope at Venus in 1610. )

Application of (Topic)

(Venus really does not contribute to anything, but scientist have shown that the rotation of Venus is 3 mn peak to peak. )


  1. http://www.aanda.org/index.php?option=com_article&access=standard&Itemid=129&url=/articles/aa/pdf/2011/07/aa16606-11.pdf
  2. http://www.universetoday.com/22560/discovery-of-venus/
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