Amazing Facts

Fascinating Facts on Mars




A day on Mars is just about 39 minutes longer than that of Earth.

Mass of our Earth is ten times the mass of Mars.

It is 6794.4 km in diameter.

The third month March is named after Mars, which is not the planet Mars
but the god.







Mars might not have oceans, rivers and lakes, but NASA’s Mars Odyssey
spacecraft detected huge deposits of water underneath the surface,
across the planet – in the form of ice.

One of the most distinct features on the surface of Mars is the Valles
Marineris canyon.

Mars has two, tiny asteroid-sized moons called Phobos and Deimos.

Mars has almost no atmosphere and this red planet was named after the Roman god of war..

   
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