, or "Star of Gold"/"Star of Metal" (金星, Kinsei
) in Japanese, is the second closest planet to the Sun in the Milky Way galaxy.
Sailor Moon series
In the Sailor Moon metaseries, Venus was the home planet of and the planet that was protected by Sailor Venus.
In the manga, Magellan Castle was known to orbit the planet, and it was the castle of Princess Venus.
Venus, along with Mercury, has no moons.
The planet is named after the Roman god Venus, also known as the Greek god Aphrodite, who is known as the goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and fertility.
Venus is the ruling planet over the Zodiac symbol Libra and Taurus (Minako Aino was born under the sign of Libra.) Venus is also associated with wealth and desire.