The Weird Rotation of the Planet Venus | David Rives

Did you know that the planet Venus spins backwards while orbiting forward? This means that one full rotation of Venus lasts a solar system record 243 days. Because of this planet’s slow rotation, centrifugal force has little bearing on Venus and causes it to be nearly a perfect sphere. Watch this video with David Rives to learn more cool facts about the planet Venus. Consider a tax-deductible donation to help us continue to make these videos each week: If you are interested in arranging interviews with David Rives, and/or appearances, Contact: or call (931)212-7990