By: Brycelyn Wolff
The name of this planet is Mars. Mars is known as the "red planet." Mars is named after the Roman god of war. The color of Mars is red. The red on the planet reminded the Greeks and Romans of blood. The most distance point is 249 million kilometers. Earth and Jupiter are neighbors to Mars. You can fit 2,000 Mars in the Sun. It takes 689.971 Earth days to orbit the Sun. It is known as the Red Planet.