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3. What is Mars's nickname?

Even to the naked eye, Mars has a reddish-orange glow. The ancients associated the Red Planet with warrior gods like Ares in Greek mythology and Mars in Roman mythology.

Even to the naked eye, Mars has a reddish-orange glow. The ancients associated the Red Planet with warrior gods like Ares in Greek mythology and Mars in Roman mythology.

Even to the naked eye, Mars has a reddish-orange glow. The ancients associated the Red Planet with warrior gods like Ares in Greek mythology and Mars in Roman mythology.

Even to the naked eye, Mars has a reddish-orange glow. The ancients associated the Red Planet with warrior gods like Ares in Greek mythology and Mars in Roman mythology.

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The watery planet

 

The orange planet

 

The canal planet

 

The red planet

 
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