MARS

Appears reddish in the sky.  The sky of Mars is pink because of the pinkish dust floating in it.

 

1.      The temperature on Mars can be very, very cold

2.      On its warmest day, Mars can still be a very cold place

3.      At the top and bottom of the planet are poles just like on Earth

4.      During the Martian winter, ice caps can be seen at the poles

5.      Dirt is rich with iron

6.      The iron is what gives Mars its red color

7.      Mars has many craters which were formed by meteorites or asteroids hitting it

8.      Mars also has some of the tallest volcanoes and some of the deepest valleys in our solar system

9.      Mars has two moons, Phobos and Deimos which have unusual shapes

10. Scientists think these potato-shaped moons were once asteroids captured by Mars' gravitational pull

 

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