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Things About The World You Would Have Never Thought About (19 pics) - Picture #10

Posted in Random » Interesting   16 Apr 2018   / 68 views


In contrast to other planets, Venus and Uranus spin in a counterclockwise direction.


All of our Solar System’s planets spin clockwise except Venus and Uranus. This phenomenon is called retrograde rotation. Venus rotates from East to West and the axis of Uranus’ rotation is tilted more relative to the pole of its orbit so it rotates almost “on its side.”

 











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