What is the revolution of Mars?


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Mars completes one revolution on its axis in 24.6 hours. It takes 1.88 Earth years for Mars to make one revolution around the sun. Mars is over 140 million miles from the sun.

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The tilt of Mars' axis is at 25 degrees, which is close to Earth's tilt and rotation time. Its elliptical orbit makes for a longer revolution around the sun than Earth's circular orbit, and it makes the seasons extreme. Deimos, Mars' farthest moon, makes one revolution around the planet in just under 30 hours. The closest moon, Phobos, makes three revolutions in a day, which is about one revolution every eight hours.

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