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Space: 9 Unbelievably Weird Facts Everyone Should Know

#6. Venus spin in the opposite direction to Earth

Venus spin in the opposite direction to Earth

The planets are conserving that initial angular momentum. This is due to the impacts in the early years of their formation by asteroids and planetesimals. These impacts have probably reversed their rotational direction. Source

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