Why does Earth & Mars experience seasons, but Venus does not have seasons?


Venus has an almost circular orbit, so negligible eccentricity means negligible contribution to seasons.  Venus has an axial tilt of around 3 degrees (or 177).  That 3 degrees is about one-eighth the tilt Earth has.  Negligible tilt means negligible contribution to seasons.  And finally, the nature of Venus' atmosphere doesn't really allow variation.  The extremely thick blanket maintains a near constant temperature across the entire planet.

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