S1: The path of Venus lies inside the path of the Earth.
- P: When at its farthest from the Earth, Venus is 160 million away.
- Q: With such a wide range between its greatest and leat distances it is natural that at sometimes Venus appears much brighter than at others.
- R: No other body ever comes so near the Earth, with the exception of the Moon and occasional comet or asteroid.
- S: When Venus is at its nearest to the earth it is only 26 million miles away.
S6: When at its brightest, it is easily seen with the naked eye in broad daylight.
The correct option is B.