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Rotations of the Planets

  1. Jun 28, 2008 #1
    I heard that all the planets rotate in the same direction(Clockwise) except Venus which rotates in the opposite direction(Counterclockwise). Is this true?
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  3. Jun 28, 2008 #2


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    Uranus also rotates in the opposite direction (albeit on a strange tilt, also). See http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=20 [Broken] for more info.
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