Mars

By Isabelle McLean

10 Amazing Facts About The Planet Mars

About Mars

Climate


  • Coldest: -284
  • Warmest: 86
  • Average Temp: -87


Location


  • 4th


What is it made up of?


  • 96% carbon dioxide
  • 2.7% nitrogen
  • 1.6% Argon
  • 0.13% Oxygen


Moons


  • 2 moons
  • Deibos
  • Phobos


Distance from sun


  • 206 million km


Time compared to Earth


  • One day on Mars is 24 hours and 40 min
  • One year on Mars is 689.98 Earth years

Fun Facts

  1. 4th planet from the sun
  2. Mars has the highest mountain in the solar system (Olympus Mons)
  3. Mars is named after the Roman god of war
  4. Often described as the "Red Planet"
  5. Mars is second smallest planet in our solar system
How We Can Live On Mars Without A Spacesuit

Citation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6hWQNnaxGI


"Mars' Atmosphere: Composition, Climate & Weather." Space.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.


"How Far Away Is Mars? | Distance to Mars." Space.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.