On average, Mars is 227,936,640 kilometers from the sun, or 1.5237 astronomical units. Its closest point to the sun, or perihelion, is 205 million kilometers, or 127 million miles (1.38 AU) according to UniverseToday.com... More »

The eight described planets all orbit the Sun at different distances; Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, followed by Venus, then Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. The distances of the planets are n... More »

Mars' distance from the sun can be determined from two different points: from the closest point and farthest point in its orbit. The average distance may also be computed. The average distance between planet Mars and the... More »

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Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and the seventh largest at 227,940,000 kilometers, according to the University of Central Florida. The size and close proximity of Mars render it visible in the night sky, especiall... More »

Mars gets to within 128.5 million miles (206.5 million kilometers) during its closest orbit of the sun. Mars' average distance to the sun is 142 million miles (228 million kilometers). More »

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Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. Its average distance from the sun is 141,633,120 miles, approximately 1.5 times that of Earth. More »

Mars and Earth both rotate around the sun, but at different speeds. Their location relative to each other is constantly changing, as demonstrated by simulations presented by Windows to the Universe. In order to determine... More »