How long does it take for Mars to rotate on its axis?


It takes Mars 24 hours, 37 minutes, 23 seconds to rotate on its axis. This is almost identical to the amount of time that it takes the Earth to rotate once on its axis.

Mars is approximately 141 million miles away from the sun, and it takes 1.88 Earth years for Mars to complete one revolution around the sun. Because Mars has an axis tilt of about 25 degrees, the planet experiences seasons. Since Mars is farther away from the sun than the Earth and Mars has a thinner atmosphere, the temperature on the planet ranges between -200 degrees Fahrenheit and 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

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About 24.6 hours
A day on Mars is just a little longer than a day on Earth. It takes Mars 24 hours and 37 minutes to rotate, whereas it takes the Earth only 23 hours and 56 minutes.
About 27 days Since the sun is not solid, it rotates at different rates at different latitudes. One rotation takes 36 days at the poles but only 25 days at the equator.
24 earth years
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