Mysterious Surface of Venus revealed

March 11, 2015 12:33 PM

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Mysterious Surface of Venus revealed

With the help of new radio telescope data from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), for the first time it has been unveiled what Venus has under its thick veil of clouds.

The planet Venus is at a distance of 25 million miles from us. Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. When looked with a light telescope, it looks similar to a clouded marble. The surface of Venus is hidden away under a thick coating of carbon-dioxide clouds.

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