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Published on 01 November 2015

NASA Reveals Details Of Mars Discovery - HISTORY CHANNEL

Mars is the 4th planet from the Sun as well as the second littlest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. Called after the Roman god of war, it is commonly referred to as the "Red Planet" since the iron oxide widespread on its surface area offers it a reddish appearance. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin environment, having surface area functions reminiscent both of the effect craters of the Moon as well as the volcanoes, valleys, deserts, as well as polar ice caps of Earth.

The rotational period and also seasonal cycles of Mars are similarly similar to those of Earth, as is the tilt that generates the periods. Mars is the website of Olympus Mons, the biggest volcano as well as second-highest recognized mountain in the Solar System, as well as of Valles Marineris, among the largest canyons in the Solar System. The smooth Borealis container in the north hemisphere covers 40 % of the earth as well as may be a giant influence function. Mars has 2 moons, Phobos as well as Deimos, which are tiny and also irregularly designed. These may be captured planets, just like 5261 Eureka, a Mars trojan.

In September 2015 NASA announced the presence of briny moving salt water on the Martian area

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