Mars

Anthonie A. 2-24-15 Mrs.Harmon

What is the distance from mars to the sun?

Mars distance from the sun is 1.41.71 millions miles.

How big is Mars?

Mars has a diameter of 4,222 miles.

How many moons does Mars have?

Mars has 2 moons named Phobos and Deimos.Phobos is only a slight larger than Deimos.

Picture of Mars moons:

When was Mars discovered?

To today no one really knows when Mars was discovered.Many people are credited for finding out about it but there isnt one true person or documentary about it.

Where did Mars name come from?

Mars was named first by the greeks to be ares,but then the romans came and conquered the greeks and changed the name of ares to mars.They also named all the other planets.

Picture of The Roman God of War : Mars

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What are 2 physical properties of Mars?

2 physical properties of Mars are,it has a striking red appearance and it's mass is only 11% of Earths mass

What is Mars temperature ?

The high temperature of Mars is 70 degrees F

Links

http://www.factmonster.com/science/astronomy/planet-mars.html,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moons_of_Mars,http://www.windows2universe.org/mars/discovery.html,http://quest.nasa.gov/aero/planetary/mars.html,http://www.windows2universe.org/mars/discovery.html