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Erik Rider

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Mars: The Red Planet
By: Erik Rider Introduction Mars is the forth planet from the sun and is one of the rocky dwarf planets.Mars has only 2 moons and they are Phobos and Deimos. Distance from the Sun: 141,600,000 miles (227,900,000km
Distance from the Earth is 33.9 million miles (54.6 million km)
Surface Area: 55.91 million square miles 144.8 million kilometers
Radius: 2110 miles(3,960km)
Length of day:
The Angle of axis in degrees 25.The angle is a obtuse angle
Circumference of Mars is 21,344km
Diameter of mars - 6,792km
Mars's rotation takes 24 hours,39minutes,and 35 seconds
Mars's revolution is 687 days to revolve the sun
Mars is traveling at the speed of 53,979 miles per hour.I got these facts from Measurements s Composition The planet Mars is made of 95.32% carbon dioxide and 2.7%nitrogen.The atmosphere is made of 95.32%carbon dioxide, 2.7% nitrogen,1.6%argon,and 0.13%oxgen.The moons are Phobos and Deimos http://www.universetoday.com/84657/what-is-mars-atmosphere-made-of/http://www.universetoday.com/66605/circumference-of-mars/\http://www.universetoday.com/14889/mars-rotation/http://www.universetoday.com/48879/length-of-year-on-mars/http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_kids/AskKids/mars_orbit.shtml The diameter of Mars is just a little smaller than Earth.
Mars is 4,222 miles. Earth's diameter is 7,926 miles. How was Mars formed? Mars was formed 4.6 billion years ago.Mars got hot like all planets from the energy of the collisions.The interior of Mars melted and elements such as Iron,and sank to the center which formed the core.Then silicets formed the mantle Space Exploration Space exploration started in the year of 1964 by space craft,in the Mariner 4.The Mariner 4 reached Mars on July,15th,1964.Mariners 6,7,and9 orbited Mars by the end of 1971. Interesting facts The Mars Rover was on mars in the year of 2012 on August 6th. http://nineplanets.org/mars.html
http://airandspace.si.edu/etp/mars/explore.html Resources http://www.space.com/16912-how-was
-mars-made.html http://airandspace.si.edu
/etp/mars/explore.html http://www.space.com/17963-
mars-curiosity.html Mars by Dana Meachen Rau http://science.nationalgeographic
.com/science/space/solar-system/mars-article/ The god of mars is the the god of war the symbol is a circle with a arrow pointing diagonally. Here is a video of the mars rover exploring mars. I got this information from the book
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