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Venus rotates in a slow clockwise direction from east to west because, most likely, while forming, it collided with another large object. That's the most popular theory at the moment.
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This is because Venus was bombarded by another object several million years ago, forcing it to orbit retrograde (backwards).
That isn't true . Uranus also spins the opposite of the other planets.
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