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What is the period of revolution for Mars?

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Mars is able to complete a single revolution of the sun every 687 Earth days. Due to its axial tilt of 24.19 degrees, Mars experiences seasons in the same way that the Earth does, with each lasting considerably longer due to the length of the Martian year.

Mars is the fourth planet in the solar system and travels on a highly eccentric orbital path. While the length of a Martian day is only 39 minutes longer than the Earth's, its longer period of revolution and eccentric orbit have created seasons that vary in length, with the shortest being just over 4 months.


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