Space is so unfathomably large and so unbelievably weird, that it can sometimes be difficult to convey basic facts. The sheer vastness of it, along with the trillions upon trillions of objects in the many billion galaxies of the universe is almost incomprehensible to the human brain. Here are 9 facts that may bewilder and dumbfound your perceptions of space.
#1. The hottest planet in our space is 450°C
Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system and has an average surface temperature of around 450° C. Interestingly, Venus is not the closest planet to the Sun – Mercury is closer but because Mercury has no atmosphere to regulate temperature it has a very large temperature fluctuation. Source