Red Planet Day, a day celebrated on 28 of November, Identifies the planet which has fascinated human observers for several years. Eventually, Mars gets its name from the Greek word “Ares,” meaning the God of War. Right now, Mars, we know that it is red, and it’s all the photographer’s efforts. The human eye has detected the reddish color of the solar system’s fourth planet for centuries, glancing in the night sky. A little bit scientists know red came from iron oxide on mars, known as common rust. To know more interesting and amazing facts, stay connected till the end with us.
Red Planet Day Observation
|28 November||2021||Sunday||Red Planet Day|
|28 November||2022||Monday||Red Planet Day|
|28 November||2023||Tuesday||RPD: Red Planet Day|
Red Planet Day History
With time, it became possible that man could travel among stars one day; filmmakers and authors availed them for the scene of wonders surrounding the red planet Mars. They created the science fiction work and imaginations of walking on the rusty ground of Mars.
One big question remains unanswered, Mars held good old-fashioned water, polar ice caps, and ancient canals were an optical illusion. Still, it didn’t stop thinkers that the fourth planet was previously civilized told by ancient remains away from the sun.
In this century, the orbiters mission and rovers mission sent back detailed information about Mars, and NASA, along with its counterparts, planned a man mission to Mars. In 1964, on November 28, Mariner 4 Spacecraft was launched, and it performed its successful flyby on planet Mars returning its pictures.
Red Planet Day Celebration
Explore More About Mars: Do you know what the strategies for the not-yet-landed perseverance rover would be? The part of the plan is to fill test tubes with the sample material and preserve them for the future perspective that would be able to return to earth. Many of the tidbits you can find when you do some work on it.
Enjoy a Mars Themed Movie: There is a surplus to start work from, again, if you move back to 1981’s “ATrip to Mars.” If you need some more examples are “The Martian” and “The Space Between Us.” Furthermore, If you are a Sci-Fi fan, you could also become A Sci-Fi writer and have a movie script of your own.
Go Through a Mars Themed Book: There are a lot of books you may go through to get enough knowledge about Mars, such as “ The Martian Chronicles” and “ Rose to Ecclesiastes.” In addition, a simple search on the internet will also avail you of many novels to read about Mars.
Red Planet Day Facts About Mars
|Point To Ponder||Mars||Earth|
|Average Distance From Sun||142 Million Miles||93 Million Miles|
|Average speed in orbiting Sun||14.5 miles per second||18.5 miles per second|
|Diameter||4420 miles||7926 miles|
|Tilt of Axis||25 degree||23.5 degree|
|Length of Year||687 days||365 days|
|Length of Day||24 hours 37 minutes||23 hours 56 minutes|
|Gravity||0.357 of Earth||2.66 times that of Mars|
|Temperature||Average -81 degrees F||Average 57 degrees F|
|Atmosphere||Mostly carbon dioxide, some water vapors||Nitrogen, oxygen, argon, some others|
|Numbers of Moon||2||1|