Forums Assignment Help Why is Venus hotter than Mercury?

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    Pitter John
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    why is Venus hotter than mercury though Mercury is closer to sun?

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    Aakanksha
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    Venus is hotter than Mercury because of all the carbon dioxide and the air is so thick and heavy around the atmosphere that it causes the green house effect. The greenhouse effect is when the sun gets trapped in and heats the surface of the planet. That’s why Venus is hotter than Mercury.

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