MARS The red planet
Name of Planet - The name of the planet is Mars.
The diameter or size of the planet - The size of Mars is 4,213 miles.
The period or rotation and revolution - The rotation of Mars is completed in 1 day and 39 minutes . The revolution of Mars is completed in 687 days.
Average distance from the sun - The distance between Mars and the Sun is 141.60 million miles.
Origin of the planet’s name - The name “Mars” comes from the god of war in Rome.
Average surface temperature or range of temperature - The temperature of Mars is -125 to 23 degrees celsius.
4 Interesting Facts -
1. The axis of Mars is tilted 25 to 30 degrees.
2. Scientist believe there may be extraterrestrial life on Mars.
3. Mars has dust storms on the surface.
4. There is water on the surface of Mars.