Venus has almost the same volume as Earth. Its diameter amounts to 12,500 km. It is the brightest celestial object after the sun and moon, and is the nearest to Earth. Middle distance of Venus from the Sun is 108,000,000 km. We can see it in the evening after dark or immediately before dawn with the help of telescopes in the observatory.
It is only occasionally visible during the day. Unfortunately, even the best telescopes cannot break through the thick layers of clouds surrounding it. So treasured by poets and astrologers, Venus is actually a true hell. Its atmosphere is composed of carbon dioxide with addition of sulfuric acid, and its surface is devastated by horrible winds. The pressure on Venus is unbearable for people and animals. Its element is air. Its night domicile is in Taurus, while day domicile is in Libra.
Venus is in detriment in Aries and Scorpio, exalted in Cancer, the fall is in Capricorn. It orbits approximately 1 degree a day and the whole Zodiac in about a year. It symbolizes everything delicate and beautiful, pleasant, but irrational. It causes inaction and laziness. It enhances the feeling of love and happiness. It symbolizes teenagers and eroticism.
A man under the influence of Venus loves a pleasant and comfortable life. A woman likes luxury, entertainment, money, sex and is compassionate.
Venus symbolizes the emotional relationship with the outside world, harmony, attraction, beauty, art, physical and emotional pleasure, power of love, prosperity, fun, fortune. In humans, Venus manages metabolism, urinary apparatus, female genitals, influences the health of the throat and hair. Its metal is copper.
Plants: tilia, the silver fir, violets, brown trout, cyclamen. Animals: swan, llama, peacock, dove, trout. Venusís day is Friday. Venus years: 1906, 1913, 1920, 1927, 1934, 1941, 1948, 1955, 1962, 1969, 1976, 1983, 1990, and every seventh year.
If Venus is well positioned within one's horoscope, it brings: sensitivity, creativity, artistic talent, enthusiasm, joy, charm, liking, kindness, sensuality, ability to enjoy all forms of life. If adversely positioned, it brings: laziness, vanity, superficiality, moralization, excessive romanticism, weak will, addiction, morbid sensuality.
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