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  • fourth closest planet to the sun
  • 228,000,000 kilometers from the sun
  • 1.9 earth years to rotate the sun
  • length of day is 1.03 Earth days
  • the diameter is 6,794 kilometers
  • Density is 3.9 grams/cubic centimeter
  • temperature ranges from -125C (-193F) to 25C (77F)
  • Surface gravity is 0.38
  • 2 moons, Phobos and Deimos
  • polar caps
  • volcanoes

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