Mars

by jenell

Basic information

-Mars is the fourth planet from the sun

-mars is the second smallest planet in our solar system

-Has a average tempature of -81 F

-It has two small moons Deimos and Phobos

-mars is mostly made of iron.

History

-When mars was first found around 1500

-all they knew was it was fiery red and followed a different loop than other stars

-The first people to find mars was the egyptians and the called it decher it means the red one

-when the greeks found mars they called it ares it means god of war

- when the romans called it mars.

pictures

physical properties

-its appearance is red

-its atmosphere is mainly made out of carbon dioxide and is cold and thin

-Its surface has large volcanos and long eroded channels which means at some point water flowed freely on mars.

phobos

-Phobos was discovered on august 17 1877 by Asaph Hall

-is the bigger moon of the two

-it orbits mars 3 times a day.

-Phobos is so close to mars that some parts of mars can not be seen and its nearing mars at 1.8 m every 100 years

- scientists believe that in 50 million years Phobos will crash into mars

-Phobos has no asmospere and Phobos mean fear or panic

deimos

-Deimos was discovered on august 11 1877 by Asaph Hall

-it is the smallest of the two moons

-is small and lumpy

-Deimos rotates mars every 30 hours

-Deimos means dread.

info bibliography

"Mars." Gale. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.


"Mars." Gale. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.


"Mars Mobile." Mars Mobile. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Apr. 2015.


"Mars: Overview." Solar System Exploration. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.

picture bibliography

Deimos. Digital image. Nasa. N.p., n.d. Web.


Mars Atmosphere. Digital image. Nasa. N.p., n.d. Web.


Mars by Mars Express. Digital image. Nasa.gov. N.p., 12 Dec. 2012. Web.


"Mars Deep-Crust Mine." The New Authors Fellowship. N.p., 08 June 2010. Web. 29 Apr. 2015.


Mars. Digital image. Interlocks. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2015.


Phobos. Digital image. Nasa. N.p., n.d. Web.