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The Nine Planets: Mars
This Nine Planets page contains details about the planet Mars. Information includes planet diameter, mass, distance from the Sun, orbit, and mythology. Also covered are planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results from exploration spacecraft. Phobos and Deimos (Mars satellites) are also covered in depth. The site provides links to more images, movies, and facts about Mars and its moons, and discusses unanswered questions about the planet.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 by William A. Arnett.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-334
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Mr Bill Arnett
No institutional affiliation

Publisher: University of Arizona, Students for the Exploration and Development of Space