Which two planets spin clockwise

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venus and uranus. venus spin very slow and is possibly explained by a collision in the early formation of our solar system. uranis however is up for grabs. its tillted 98 degrees and is basicaly on its side. research it. very interesting. cheers!

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Venus and Uranus are the two planets in our solar system that spin counter clock wise.

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Venus & uranus

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