492-6 - 6.052 6,378 Mass (kg) 4.869 x 10 24 5.974 x 10 24...

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ES 492 Lecture Notes 6: Venus Property Venus Earth Avg. distance from sun (AU) 0.723 1.00 Avg. orbital speed (km/s) 35.0 29.79 Orbital eccentricity 0.0068 0.017 Period for revolution (days) 224.70 365.256 Period for rotation (days) -243.01 (retrograde) 1.0 Orbital inclination (degrees) 3.39 0.0 Axial obliquity/tilt (degrees) 177.4 23.45 Escape velocity (km/s) 10.4 11.2 Property Venus Earth Radius (km)
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Unformatted text preview: 6.052 6,378 Mass (kg) 4.869 x 10 24 5.974 x 10 24 Bulk Density (g/cm 3 ) 5.243 5.515 Volume (km 3 ) 9.28 x 10 11 10.86 x 10 11 Albedo (%) 59 39 Atmosphere CO 2 , N 2 (H 2 SO 4 ) N 2 , O 2 , Ar Surface Gravity (Earth = 1) 0.91 1.0 Surface Pressure (atmospheres) 91 1.0 Average surface temp (C) 460 9 Surface material Volcanic rocks mixed rocks, water, soil Number of moons 0 1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course ES 492 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '11 term at S. Alabama.

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