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## Which planet has the longest day and shortest year?

Which planet has the longest day and the shortest year? The answer to both questions is **Mercury. It orbits the Sun every 88 days, and a Solar Day on Mercury lasts for two orbits which is 176 days.**

## Is there a planet with a longer day than year?

1. A day **on Venus is longer than a year. It takes Venus longer to rotate once on its axis than to complete one orbit of the Sun. That’s 243 Earth days to rotate once – the longest rotation of any planet in the Solar System – and only 224.7 Earth days to complete one orbit of the Sun.**

## Which planets have the shortest and longest days?

The Earth is the only planet with an approximately 24-hour day. **Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets. A day on Jupiter lasts only nine hours and 55 minutes. Venus has the longest day of all the planets.**

## What planets have the longest and shortest years?

**Jupiter has the shortest revolution period and Venus has the longest.**

## Which planet has the longest day of the year?

**Venus has the longest rotation period (day) of all the major planets in the Solar System. While the Earth takes 23 hrs 56 mins 04 secs to complete one rotation, Venus takes 243.16 ‘Earth days’ to spin once through 360 degrees.**

## Which planet has the shortest day and the shortest year?

planet Jupiter

## Which planet has the shortest day and how long is it?

Jupiter