A Walk on Venus

Venus  is the second closest planet to the Sun, it has a CO2-rich atmosphere, along with thick clouds of sulfur dioxide which generates the strongest greenhouse effect in the Solar System, creating surface temperatures of over 460 °C . Venus has an extremely dense atmosphere , about  93 times that of Earth’s atmosphere while the pressure at the planet’s surface is about a pressure equivalent to that at a depth of nearly 1 kilometer under Earth’s oceans. Here is a cool video extract from the BBC TV series “Space Odyssey: Voyage To The Planet.

 

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