Category: planet

  • What is the temperature on Mars?

    What is the temperature on Mars?

    What is the temperature on Mars? It is important to note that this planet is about 1.5 times further from the sun than Earth. As a result, it receives about 43% less energy. This causes Mars to be significantly colder than our planet. What is the temperature on Mars? On the surface of Mars, the…

  • ‘How long does it take Mars to orbit the Sun?’

    ‘How long does it take Mars to orbit the Sun?’

    Have you ever wondered how long Mars orbits around the Sun? It is about one and a half times farther from the Sun than Earth, so it definitely has a “longer” distance, which means its orbital motion takes significantly longer. The complete orbit of Mars around the Sun takes, in Earth days, 687 days. Converting…