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A day on Venus lasts longer than a year on the planet: Study | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

A new study has precisely calculated the duration of a day on Earth's closest neighboring planet, Venus, using radio waves, which allowed scientists to…

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A new study has precisely calculated the duration of a day on Earth’s closest neighboring planet, Venus, using radio waves, which allowed scientists to analyze other aspects of the cloudy, mysterious planet.
It was already known that Venus has the longest day, the time the planet takes for a single rotation on its axis, of any planet in our solar system, though there were discrepancies among previous estimates.
The study found that a single Venusian rotation takes 243.0226 Earth days. As it takes…

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