Why does Mars have more extreme seasons than Earth?
Because it has a more eccentric orbit in addition to its tilt.
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mars is smaller than the earth Mercury 4,900 km 5 mm Venus 12,100 km 12 mm Earth 12,800 km 13 mm Mars 6,800 km 7 mm Jupiter 143,000 km 143 mm Saturn 125,000 km 121 mm Uranus 51,100 km 51 mm Neptune 49,500 km 50 mm Pluto is nawt a planet ^^
Short Answer: Earth is quite a lot larger than Mars. Detailed Answer: Here are the specific numbers that you can find on the NASA website. 1. Mars is about half the diameter of Earth. Diameter of Earth is 12,756 kilometers. Diameter of Mars is 6,792 kilometers. Diameter ratio of Mars …to Earth (6,792/12,756) = .532 2. The volume of Mars is about 15% (less than 1/6 th) of the volume of Earth. Volume ratio of Mars to Earth (6,792/12,756)^3 = .150 3. Even for its size, the mass of Mars is even smaller, being just over one tenth the mass of Earth. Mass of Earth is 5.97 x 10^24 kg. Mass of Mars is .642 x 10^24 kg. Mass ratio of Mars to Earth (.642/5.97) = .107 The data for all the planets and various moons is on the NASA website. (MORE)
Mars is not hotter than earth. Earth has a higher average temperature than mars because it is the 3rd planet from the sun while mars is the 4th to the sun
It is actually colder. . Mars is colder than the Earth because it is further from the Sun than the Earth and thus receives less radiation. If it had a significant atmosphere then it could trap some greenhouse gases.
Yes, it is much hotter than mars but it really depens at what time of the year, mars is a very cold planet it can go as low as -140*C on average and can only get up to as high as 27*C, meaning Earth is a hotter planet as it is closer to the sun
No, Mars is much smaller than Earth, but both planets have similar amount of dry land.. Mars has a diameter of 6,792 kilometers = 4,220 miles at the equator. Earth has a diameter of 12,756.32 kilometers = 7,926 miles at the equator.. By size, one typically refers to volume. In this respect Earth i…s about 6.6 times larger than Mars. . Scroll down to related links and look at "Table of exact data on Mars vs. Earth ratios provided by NASA" (MORE)
There are two factors. First, Mars has weaker gravity and so isless able to hold onto an atmosphere. Second and more importantly,Mars lacks a magnetic field to shield it from the solar wind, whichallowed much of its atmosphere to be stripped away.
No, Mars is much smaller than Earth, but both planets have similar amount of dry land. The diameter of Mars is half that of the Earth. Mars has ten percent of the mass that the earth has. The whole surface of mars is about equal to the all of the dry land surface of the Earth. Mars has about… one third the gravity of the Earth. (MORE)
It is due to the presence of water.. It shows that their is existence of life...we breathe oxygen who does know that the same thing is required for other gener or species. Because due to the presence of lot of tons of other gases available around the globe
Because Mars is less massive than the earth therefore gravity is "weaker". You would weigh about one third of what you weigh on earth. Because it is smaller, thus containing less gravity.
Mars gets LESS sunlight than Earth does, because of its greater distance from the Sun.
because there is little atmosphere to protect mars the above is correct, however another reason as to why mars gets more Uv radiation is because it does not have a magnetic field unlike Earth that can deflect of harmful cosmic and UV radiation
there are many more plants and celestial bodies in our solar system, the milky way, then just earth and mars. theres the sun, mercury, venus, jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune, pluto, astroids and comets, shooting stars, and much, much more.
Mars can teach us alot about the earth.. Mars is a very pretty planet and Mars is very red but like the moon but very diffrent but some like the earth but with out life on it but very rocky and has craders in it but nothing like the earth but not as we know it.
There are two main reasons: . Mars is further from the sun than earth, and therefore receives less heat (energy), and; . Mars has a much thinner atmosphere than earth, so what little energy it receives is lost again on the night side
Actually, the 4th planet away from the Sun (Mars) spins about the same speed as Earth. Here is the link to the NASA website: http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/mars_worldbook.html
Earth is not smaller than Mars, Mars is about half the size of Earth which makes Mars is smaller than Earth
No, Mars is colder than the Earth because it is farther from the sun and has less atmosphere to hold the heat.
No. Mars is about 1/2 the size of Earth and has just 1/10 the mass. A simple comparison is the relationship of a US half-dollar (Earth) to a US dime (Mars).
These planets have the following numbers of moons: Earth - 1 Mars - 2 Jupiter - 63 - 4 of these are known as the 'Galilean moons'; the largest of the planet's satellites discovered by Galileo Saturn - 61 Uranus - 27 - Interesting fact - all of Uranus' moons are named after Shakespearean characters N…eptune - 13 Pluto (even though it is technically a dwarf planet) - 3 All of the planets in the solar system have moons except for Mercury and Venus. Earth has only 1 and Mars 2, so all of the planets that follow have more moons than Earth or Mars. (MORE)
Just some of the reasons: . The atmosphere is some 95% carbon dioxide and 3% nitrogen, where Earth's atmosphere, which we can breathe, is 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen. There's not nearly enough oxygen in the Martian atmosphere. . The atmospheric pressure is too low for our bodies to handle, close… to 1/100 of Earth's pressure. Standing around on Mars would be a lot like standing around in outer space. Your body would explode, more or less. . The Earth's thick atmosphere and ozone layer protects us from high-energy radiation from the sun. Mars would not protect you in this way. You'd get a deadly sunburn in no time. . There's probably not any liquid water, and definitely no food. . Low gravity tends to cause human bodies to degrade fairly quickly. (MORE)
Earth is bigger than mars because its the biggest inner planet out of all four inner planets.
Mars has more moons than Earth, the Earth has 1 moon and Mars has 2 moons named Phobos and Deimos.
No, because it is only slightly larger than Earth's core, but is off an almost equal density.
Because its axle tilt is at 25 degrees just a fraction off from Earth's at 23.5 degrees. As it goes around the sun the southern and northern hemisphere's trade off summer from winter. But in Mar's case its orbit is slightly more elliptical than Earth's making this dynamic slightly more complex. In s…hort some summers in each hemisphere are slightly warmer or colder than others because of this as is true also with winters. (MORE)
There is a stronger attraction between Earth and the sun than thereis between Mars and the sun because Earth is closer to the sun. Theactual force of the attraction is also greater because Earth hasmore mass than Mars.
No it is smaller than earth. This has to do with the way how matter was distributed throughout our solar system at the time planets began to form.
No. If by air you mean atmosphere, the atmosphere of Mars is actually the second smallest of all the planets. Only Mercury has less atmosphere than Mars. If by air you mean an atmosphere that we can breath, no such atmosphere has been found on another planet.
Sort of. There isn't much water on Mars at all, and most of it is frozen in polar ice caps. That means there isn't really precipitation on Mars. There's also no life other than maybe some microorganisms, so you obviously wouldn't have leaves changing colors and falling off and the like. The main dif…ference you'd see is a gradual change in the temperature and the length of daytime. So there are seasons, but they aren't as drastically different as we're used to on Earth. (MORE)
it is different climate on earth because earth has a green house effect and mars does not.
Yes mars has more mass than earth Hit the ppl on the floor Woohooo im rocking Like stockings Clock does some tick-tocking Oh yea : ) â¢_â¢
the mean surface temperature of Mars is -63 Celsius. it is further from the sun than the earth so it must always be colder than earth
No. The acceleration of gravity on the surface of Mars, and therefore the weight of an object there, is about 38% of what it is on the surface of the Earth.
Mars' lower gravity means that the mountains are able to be higher, since there is less force pulling them back down. Mars has a mountain called Olympus Mons, an extinct volcano. It stands around 27km or 16 miles above the surrounding plains, nearly three times higher than Everest - the highest know…n mountain in our solar system. (MORE)
No. A year on Earth is 365 1/4 days, while on Mars a year is 687 Earth days.
No it's not. Earth and Mars and all the other planets are the same age, more or less. We believe they were formed together from a "protoplanetary disc". Both are about the same age.
There is less gravity on mars, it has only 37.6% of earths gravity. If you weigh 100lbs on Earth, you would weigh 37.7lbs on Mars. Mars is smaller than Earth so the effect that gravity has on anything there is lower than it is on Earth
No. The mass of any body will be the same where ever it is. It's weight , however, depends on the location. Contrary to everyday use of the word, in physics, weight is actually the downward force caused by a gravity field and measured in newtons. It is expressed by the formula F=ma where m is t…he mass of the body and a is the gravitational acceleration. On Earth, a=9.81 m/s 2 and on Mars a=3.71 m/s 2 . The difference is about 2.6 times. So on Earth, a person with a mass of, say, 80kg weighs about 785N and on Mars, about 297N. The latter number in Earth gravity corresponds to a mass of about 30 kg. Without all the math: Your mass remains the same but your weight will change. On Mars, you feel about 2.6 times lighter. (MORE)
Mars is colder than Earth, Mars is farther away from the sun than Earth is, so the Earth is warmer than Mars.
Absolutely ! At their closest point on their orbits - the Earth and Mars are 60 million kilometres apart !
Because mars takes longer to rotate all the way around so that the sun can reach all the areas of mars. This on mars takes longer than on earth because the earth doesn't take as long.
Earth by far. Mars has very little water and it is only in the form of ice and trace amounts of water vapor. Never in liquid state because Mars does not have enough atmospheric pressure to allow water to be a liquid.
There is about a chnace of people to hold on mars. Science say that there might be a 40 % chance of many people been holding on mars, but thing about it., Think about the mass of Mars and then thing of the mass of Eath. There might be a differnet but saying from everything, there is a chance that it… can hold has many peopole as Eath. But 60% there is not a chance. So from out of 100% there will be only 43% people can be holded on mars and 57% not holded. (MORE)
The Earth is more dense than Mars Mars mean density 3.9335 g/cmÂ³ Earth mean density 5.515 g/cm3
No. Becase Mars is smaller and less dense than Earth it has lessmass and therefore less gravity.
Why are the temperatures on each of the other terrestrial planets more extreme than the temperature on earth?
On Mercury & Mars there is negligible atmosphere thus extremesin temp. On Venus its hot - constantly. Because the atmosphere is much (90x) thicker.
Mars has less mass because it is a smaller planet that is made up of roughly similar matter. The mass is the same everywhere. It is the weight that could be different according the difference in gravity among the planets.
Earth is closer to the Sun Earth is 92,960,000 miles (149,600,000 km) Sun, Distance to Earth Mars is141,600,000 miles (227,900,000 km) Mars, Distance from Sun
Earth, Venus, and Mars all have or have had processes that alterand renew their surfaces. These process bury or destroy impactcraters. Mercury has no such processes, so craters that formed evenwhen Mercury was newly formed are still there.
Strictly speaking, no. Earth has stronger gravity because it hasmore mass than Mars does. Size is a measure of how much space anobject occupies. Mass is a measure of how much matter an objectcontains.