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Would the planet Venus have already slammed into Earth if it was 10,000,000 miles farther from the sun?

Asked by Nevada83 (448points) December 4th, 2017

I do know it would be quite a bit closer to Earth… also, would you be able to see Venus better in the sky?

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No, it would still be about 20 million miles away.

But the gravitational effect of Venus would be more significant, although still not as great as that of the moon.

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