Characteristics of Planets

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Mercury

  • Heavily cratered
  • Contains lava-filled basins
  • Contains highlands
  • Has surfaces similar to the Moon's

Venus

  • Backward spinning
  • Similar is size to the Earth
  • Has clouds of sulphuric acid
  • Surface pressure 90 times that of the Earth's
  • It is a simillar size to the Earth
  • A surface area of 470 degrees celcius
  • Has a dense atmosphere containing carbon dioxide; preventing infrared radiation from…

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