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Venus is named after the Roman goddess of love. It is known as the Morning Star or the Evening Star because it is the brightest object in the sky, other than the moon, at these times of the day.

  1. 1. What time of day is good for viewing Venus?
    1. a. Noon
    2. b. Morning
    3. c. Midnight
  2. 2. When is Venus brightest?
    1. a. Noon
    2. b. Evening
    3. c. Midnight
  3. 3. Venus was the Roman goddess of what?
    1. a. War
    2. b. Love
    3. c. Beauty