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The planet Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love. It is the brightest planet in the night sky and the only planet to be named after a female.
Venus is the hottest planet in our solar system. The surface temperature on Venus is a burning 461.85 °C (863.33 °F). On Pluto it is so cold that liquid nitrogen turns to solid! Pluto's estimated surface temperature is around -228°C (-378°F).