Flashcards in Mars Deck (20)
What is Mars atmosphere composed of mostly?
The often pink color of Mars's sky is caused by
Which planet in the Milky Way has the tallest mountains?
What is the result of Mars' possessing a similar axial tilt to Earth?
Why does Mars appear to be red colored?
The rocks, soil and dust have the element iron which subjects it to oxidation, or rusting, which gives it a reddish tint.
What is the name of the rover currently active on Mars?
How many moons does Mars have?
This planets day is very close in time to Earths day
How long does it take Mars to orbit the Sun?
What is the polar ice cap on Mars mostly composed of?
Frozen carbon dioxide
Which of the following is false?
Mars' atmospheric pressure is 100 times greater than Earth's.
How tall is Olympus Mons on Mars?
What is considered the "Grand Canyon of Mars"?
Mars is sometimes referred to as what?
Mars has two moons and their names are?
Phobos and Deimos
What is the second smallest planet in the solar system?
What rover is NOT on Mars?
Which planet has an atmosphere 150x less dense than Earth's, and is composed of 96% CO2?
What temperature does it drop to at night on Mars?