Hey, sister! Let Tim and Moby introduce you to our sister planet, Venus! In this BrainPOP movie, you’ll discover some of the fun stats about our closest neighbor, including where its name came from, how big it is compared to Earth, and how fast — er, slow — it rotates! You’ll find out about Venus’s amazingly hot temperature and why its thick atmosphere has helped to make it even hotter than the planet Mercury. And you’ll learn about some recent spacecraft missions to Venus and what they found out about the surface there! Oh, Venus — she’s so hot it’s cool!

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