How is the earth's atmosphere different from the atmosphere on venus?
The atmosphere of Venus consists mainly of carbon dioxide, and a small amount of nitrogen. The thick cloud cover is composed of sulfur dioxide and sulfuric acid droplets. Because of the dense atmosphere, the surface temperature ranges from 750 to 930 degrees Fahrenheit (398 to 498 Celsius). The surface pressure is 90 times that of Earth. That's like being one kilometer (over half a mile) under the ocean.