Facts about Mars?


Mars is also known as the 'Red Planet', due to its distinctive red appearance from Space. A distinct physical feature of Mars is the presence of the two polar ice caps. Scientists have deduced that these are composed of water ice and solid Carbon Dioxide. It is 6,786km in diameter and the length of year is 687 days.
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1. Search science and astronomy Web sites and books to learn about the best-known aspect of Mars-the popular belief that it is the planet most likely to harbor life besides Earth.
A year on Mars is 686.98 days, almost twice as long as Earth's year. The highest mountain/volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons. Its temperature ranges from -140C to 20C. Mars
Mars is the 4th planet from the Sun and is commonly called the Red Planet. The rocks, soil
see this article : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars. Freezing cold - -60 C average temperature. No water - some frozen CO2 at the poles, and water ice in the soil at high latitudes
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The fourth planet from the Sun in the Earth's solar system. Mars has been known since prehistoric times.
Diameter: 6794 kilometers Mass: kilograms
Length of Day: 24.7 hours Length of Year: 687.0 days
The atmosphere on Mars is quite dusty. It gives the sky a tawny color and is very thin. It is believed that the atmosphere has changed over time.
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