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Old 08-01-2021, 08:20 AM
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Question temp variations Mars vs Earth

the answer to this might be obvious, but I couldn't google it out...

if the the temperature difference between the earths equator and poles is explained as the difference in the axis of the earth (seasons) and its curvature creating varying distances to the sun. How would you end up with temperatures of up to 86 F recorded at Mars equator. Which has distances from the sun which dwarf the difference between Earths equator and its poles.

Additionally heat is related to the density of atmosphere (more molecules to excite, thus space is cold) and Mars having little of it. How would it be achieving those types of temperatures.

Aroused my curiosity.
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