Mars Facts: Interesting Facts About Mars, the Red Planet

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Interesting Facts About Mars

The Borealis Basin makes up 40% of the planet’s surface, taking up almost the entire northern hemisphere.

678 earth days make a year on Mars.

Mars is populated by robots.

Average temperature on Mars in -63 degree Celsius or -81 degree Fahrenheit.

Your weight in Mars is over 60 percent less than on Earth.

Earth has one moon, Mars has 2, Neptune has 14, Uranus 27, Saturn 62, Jupiter 67.

4 million years ago, Mars had an oxygen rich atmosphere.

Mars has a flag designed by a NASA engineer.

Among the 5 planets which are visible with the naked eye, without using telescope, mars is the one and the other are Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn.

Mars has the largest dust storms in the solar system. They can last for months and can cover the entire planet.