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    Venus, The First Planet

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    “Named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is also the only planet that is named for a female.” ("Venus, Second Planet from the Sun, Brightest Planet in Solar System." Space.com. Web. 30 Apr. 2014) Venus has fewer impact craters than any other planet. Also unlike most planets, Venus turns clockwise on its axis, as opposed to counter-clockwise. This is called retrograde rotation. It is said that this is because of their close position to the Sun. Appearing to be a nice golden color, the pictures we see of Venus is actually showing the clouds that are filled with sulfuric acid, making its atmosphere cloudy and dense. A year on Venus last 225 Earth days and a day lasts 243 Earth days. This means that it takes longer for Venus to spin on its axis, than it does for it to orbit the Sun. Another interesting thing about Venus is that its orbit is most nearly circular than any other planet, at a speed of 108, 209, 475 kilometers. The diameter is also almost nearly circular. Scientists think that the runaway greenhouse effect that Venus is impacted by boiled away its oceans long ago, but it is still known for indications of volcanic activity, which probably stopped many years…

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    planet is named Venus which came from a Roman goddess of love and beauty. As the Roman goddess of love , according to the sources the goddess Venus was born fully from the sea. Her father was Uranus made with Saturn, they believed that when blood fell into the sea mixed with foam which created Venus. She was known for her love and beauty and had many men lovers. Venus has on temple called Venus Gentrix (Venus the Mother) which is in Captoline Hill.Even though one could ever get the credit for…

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    Biographical Information Venus lamenting the death of Adonis is a drawing designed by Benjamin West in the year 1768. He spent most of his time designing paintings such as this while in London. Description Venus Lamenting, the death of Adonis, is a drawing about Adonis, a mortal youth, as from the Ovid Metamorphoses. Venus was a mythological goddess who fell in love with him. They used to spend most of their time together hunting wild animals. He was slain while hunting and lay down on the…

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    The planet Venus is a cherished memory, and gift, given to Jeannette by her father as a Christmas present. In astrology, Venus symbolizes happiness and the pleasure that comes from sharing this happiness with others, while also dealing with the appreciation for one’s possessions (Astrology). This connects to the story and its themes of possession, wealth, and the strength that can be found in hope and love. Although the family was low on money and could not afford gifts for their children, Rex…

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    Venus Express: Payload, Mission Goals and Venusian Discoveries L. B. Breitenfeld Introduction: In November of 2002, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that their first mission to the planet Venus, titled Venus Express, would launch in 2005 (Abbott and Schiermeier, 2002; Hoofs et al., 2009). The Russian Soyuz-Fregat launcher in Baikonur Kazakhstan on November 9th 2005, launched Venus Express into space (Fabrega et al. 2007). After traveling a distance of 440 million km, Venus Express…

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    The surface of Venus was mapped in 1991 by the Magellan expedition, which revealed evidence of extensive volcanic activity on the planet--yet the timing of this volcanic activity remains a mystery. About 80 percent of Venus' surface is covered in volcanic material. Most of the volcanoes are believed to be inactive, yet there is some evidence to suggest more "recently" activity ("recent" in this context meaning within the last 500 million years). There are no lava nor caldera (craters created…

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    this time that illustrate several concepts and depictions are Sacred and Profane Love by Titian (or Tiziano in Italian) and Velazquez’s Venus with Her Mirror. These two paintings include imagery that is both secular and non-secular, but one leans more toward one side of the spectrum than the other. This paper will define some key terms used in the aforementioned paintings, analyze the secular and non-secular imagery of each…

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    Venus Flytrap Art Analysis

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    My art I created for the Venus flytrap was created on Photoshop in order to properly illustrate the various characteristics of the carnivorous plant. Originally, I was going to paint the piece for this project, but over the course of the semester, I have been extensively learning the ins and outs of Photoshop in my Digital 1 class, and I decided to switch my project over to digital media. When I first sketched out my idea for this project, I created a very simplistic view of the flytrap catching…

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    Venus Of Willendorf Essay

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    Venus of Willendorf, Paleolithic Period, c. 24,000-22,000 B.C.E. Limestone painted with red ochre, 11.1 cm tall. Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna The Venus of Willendorf is the most well known sculpture mobiliary art of the Paleolithic period. It was discovered in 1908 outside the small Austrian village of Willendorf by josef Szombathy, an Austro-Hungarian archaeologist. It is named after the Roman goddess of love, Venus, and since it was discovered in Willendorf, it came to be known…

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    The Birth of Venus is a book based during the 13th century Renaissance period, during a time where women had many restrictions set on them. In this book, art had a huge impact on the characters. During this time, it was completely inappropriate for a young girl to be educated, and definitely inappropriate to pursue the study of art. Alessandra Cecchi, the daughter of a wealthy prominent cloth merchant in Florence seeks for the freedom of marriage in order to paint. Alessandra was born with an…

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