Observation – Venus, goddess of Love & Beauty
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Observation – Venus
Venus was named after the Roman goddess of Love and Beauty. Its size is almost equivalent to that of the Earth and its diameter is 95% that of our planet. Nonetheless, its major distinctive characteristic is its retrograde rotation.
And above all, it is the first to appear in the sky and the last to disappear. The brightest-shining star after the Sun and Moon, it is known as the Evening Star (or the étoile du berger = shepherd’s star in French), guiding travellers in their journeys…