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Mars (Planet)


Mars Taken By Hubble Telescope (NASA)

Mars Facts:
  • The planet Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System.
  • It is named after Mars, the Roman god of war.
  • Mars is known as the "Red Planet" due to iron oxide on the surface giving it a reddish colour.
  • The planet contains a thin atmosphere and has as many of the surface features present on the Moon and Earth.
  • Mars is the most likely planet after the Earth to contain both liquid water, and possibly life.
  • Mars also has two moons, Phobos & Deimos, which may possibly be captured asteroids.
  • Mars can be seen from Earth with the naked eye.
Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) [1] Acknowledgment: J. Bell (Cornell U.) public domain

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