SSome brief facts about Venus are the mass is 4.87 *10^24(kg), it's diameter is 12104(km), Venus's mean density is 5250(kg/m^3), there is a 10400(m/sec) escape velocity on Venus. Venus is the second closest planet to the Sun. It's neighboring planets are Mercury and Earth. It's atmospheric components are 96% carbon dioxide, 3% nitrogen and .003% water vapor. Believe it or not people used to think that below the clouds Venus would be very Earthlike and would support life, later detailed scans revealed complications such as acid rain and impossibly hot temperatures. Mercury was named for Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty.
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