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  • Venus, The First Planet

    “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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  • Jeremiah Horrock's Ambition Of The Planet Venus

    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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  • Venus Lamenting The Death Of Adonis Analysis

    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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  • Venus Express Research Paper

    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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  • Venus With Her Mirror Analysis

    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 Of Willendorf Essay

    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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  • Venus Of Willendorf Research Paper

    Malone Tue 3-3:50 16 November 2015 Portraiture Throughout Cultures Portraiture is one of the most common styles of art throughout history. It has been used to depict royalty, religious figures, and today with the advancements in technology, portraits are taken and shared with the world instantly. What defines a portrait is debatable; portraits can show a person’s true personality, or show who they want to be, that’s all up to the artist. Many cultures have different styles of creating portraits…

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  • Analysis Of The Gaze Of Venus, By Sandro Botticelli

    With in this investigation of the Venus and the Venus figure having the gaze directed at the viewer. This investigation will be looking at how the gaze and the nude female figure have changed over the centuries due to the advancement of women 's place in the world. The woman’s gaze is when the artist puts the characters eyesight directly at the viewer. This is something that is an artist choose to use to make a point to show the viewer that the woman is the desired object but also the one who is…

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  • Rain Water Break Research Paper

    surface as rain and this is the never-ending loop of the water cycle. In bad thunderstorms, the drops that begin falling back to the surface get blown back high in to the atmosphere into freezing temperatures (This is an updraft). The drop begins to fall again gaining more moisture and getting bigger. This happens over and over again until the drop is big enough to fall down to the surface as hail. So we know what rain is like on our planet. What is it like on other worlds? Let 's take a…

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  • Characteristics Of Terrestrial Planets

    Within our solar system, exists a collection of eight planets, their moons, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. These eight planets in our solar system are generally categorized into two types: terrestrial planets, and gas giants. The word terrestrial comes from the Latin word terra which means earth, land, or territory according to dictionary.com. From this, terrestrial planets literally means Earth-like rocky planets. This contrasts from gas giants, since gas giants are mostly composed of…

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