Mars

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Mars, study of aerology
(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars Ares
United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907) Asaph Hall , Hall
any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter) asteroid
region of interplanetary space between Mars and Jupiter where most asteroids are found asteroid belt
(astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion canal
period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis day
outer of two small satellites of Mars Deimos
Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910) Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli , Schiaparelli
United States astronomer whose studies of Mars led him to conclude that Mars was inhabited (1855-1916) Lowell , Percival Lowell
(astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from t major planet , planet
imaginary people who live on the planet Mars Martian
larger of the two satellites of Mars Phobos
(Roman mythology) a vestal virgin who became the mother by Mars of the twins Romulus and Remus Rea Silvia , Rhea Silvia
(Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome Romulus
period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun year
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