Why is Venus the brightest planet?

Why is Venus the brightest planet? It is interesting

Astronomers use the term "albedo" to describe the brightness of the planet. Surface or the atmosphere of the planet usually absorbs some light. Albedo, or reflectivity, expresses the ratio between the amount of light that reached the planet, and the percentage that was reflected from it.

Venus is the high albedo of all the planets in the solar system. It is the brightest planet because that reflects 70% of sunlight directed at her. This is explained by the ability of Venus clouds covering the planet. Clouds contain droplets of sulfuric acid

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Antizemlya — Gloria Planet

02.04.2013

Humanity is looking for a very long time ago in the space brothers in mind. But the aliens can not be miles and miles away, and literally right under our noses! There is an assumption that the Earth's orbit, there is another planet that dubbed Antizemley or Gloria.

 

From time immemorial

The first of the existence of the Earth twin spoke of old. Even in the period of ancient Egypt, it was assumed that each of us has his

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Venus — a storehouse of minerals

28.11.2003

Venus — a storehouse of minerals 28.11.03, the

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Considering at leisure celestial bodies, astronomers saw Venus something new. Little green men, though it is not visible, but the mountains that form the landscape of the distant planet, managed to make out. And it turned out that they are made of metal and are giant mineral deposits. To get to that yet, alas, is impossible.

University of Washington astronomers believe that mountain likely consist of lead and bismuth.

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The plans of Russia for the next decade — the missions to Mars, the Moon, Jupiter, Venus — the director of the Institute of Space Research

Mars, Moon, Jupiter, Venus — Russia is the plan for space exploration in the coming decades. Already in November 2011, is planned to launch the project "Phobos-Grunt" to "delivery" of soil from the Martian satellite back to Earth. On what space projects is paramount for Russia, it is planned to create the lunar range and organization of the expedition to Mars, and that in addition to the astronauts who will fly into space, the director of the Space Research Institute of RAS, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor, the Russian Academy of Sciences Lev Zeleny.

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China: Chinese archaeologists have found Venus

26.12.2003

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The sensational discovery of Chinese archaeologists. In the north-west of the country in the basin of the Yellow River was found carved into the rock naked woman figure, which experts dubbed the "Venus of China."

The find dates back to the Paleolithic era, and this is the

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Washington: Venus goes rain of lead sulfide

16.02.2004

16.02.2004

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Lead sulfide — also called galena — a mineral often found in the world and, as it turned out now, and on other planets in the solar system. Recent thermodynamic calculations made by researchers from the University of Washington, gave convincing evidence "of snow heavy metal," which

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Venus passes between the Sun and Earth

Venus passes between the Sun and Earth Facts

June 5 in the Western Hemisphere, and on June 6 in the eastern hemisphere will momentous cosmic event, a once in a hundred years or so. This is called the transit of Venus across the Sun. European citizens will be able to watch the morning of 6 June (in Moscow, for example, from 7 to 9 am). Well this year, the transit will be seen in Alaska.

Transit of Venus. View from Luxor, Egypt.

The slope of the orbit of Venus. The next time Venus will pass between

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Venus melted the greenhouse effect

17.03.2004

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Hellish inferno on Venus could appear much later than previously thought, scientists. If this is true, then the mild climate could be as much as two billion years after the birth of the planet — and this is sufficient time for the development of life. Venus is

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Just four of the planet will come together at predawn sky Wednesday

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10.05.11.Lyubiteli astronomy morning of Wednesday, May 11, may witness an unusual phenomenon: just four planets — Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Mercury — will gather in tight group on the eastern side of the horizon, and the distance between Venus and Jupiter will be only 0, 6 degrees, according to the magazine Sky & Telescope.

This week, Venus, Jupiter, Mars and Mercury in Pisces there are low on the eastern horizon just before dawn, creating each time a new "pattern". On Wednesday morning, before dawn, three planets — Venus, Jupiter and Mercury — come together especially closely, and the distance

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Named the effects of summer parade of planets

A rare astronomical event — a parade of planets with Venus, the Earth and the sun — will be seen only once in the 21 century, in June of this year. It is reported daily Internet newspaper Utro.ua citing an interview with Interfax senior researcher Pulkovo Observatory Sergei Smirnov.

"Venus, the Earth and the Sun line up in a straight line on June 6. And more of that in the 21st century will not be. This parade happens much less often than, for example, forming the Sun, Moon and Earth. In these summer days will transit of Venus

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