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The two factors that affect the amount of sunlight received by a planets surface would be how close it is to the sun and how much of an atmosphere it has. This is because an atmosphere will trap heat.

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the internal temperature of the planet is a great factor because volcanic activity that has resulted from over action of the planets core cause the surface temp to heat up. also cloud coverage or atmosphere because the clouds reflect alot of heat from the sun.

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