8. Mars: the red planet

Fig. 8.1.
Earth and Mars
Fig. 8.2.
Magnetic stripes on Mars
Fig. 8.3.
Polar cap of Mars and its Syrtis Major
Fig. 8.4.
Hubble Space Telescope views Mars
Fig. 8.5.
Martian canals
Fig. 8.6.
Frost on Mars
Fig. 8.7.
Martian surface pressure
Fig. 8.8.
Dunes in Endurance crater on Mars
Fig. 8.9.
Twisted paths of dust devils on Mars
Fig. 8.10.
Dust storm clouds out Mars
Fig. 8.11.
Permanent, residual north polar cap of Mars
Fig. 8.12.
Layered polar terrain on Mars
Fig. 8.13.
Global topography of Mars
Fig. 8.14.
Mars’ Sinus Sabeus quadrangle
Fig. 8.15.
Distribution of plains on Mars
Fig. 8.16.
Ancient Martian volcano Ceraunius Tholus
Fig. 8.17.
Channels with tributaries on Mars
Fig. 8.18.
Geological features of Mars
Fig. 8.19.
Streamlined island in outflow channel on Mars
Fig. 8.20.
Layered deposits in Mars’ Candor Chasma
Fig. 8.21.
Targeting water-containing minerals on Mars
Fig. 8.22.
Wet places on ancient Mars
Fig. 8.23.
Mars’ Ma’adim Vallis and Gusev Crater
Fig. 8.24.
Martian blueberries
Fig. 8.25.
Yuty crater on Mars
Fig. 8.26.a
Hydrogen on Mars
Fig. 8.26.b
Hydrogen on Mars
Fig. 8.27.
Phoenix trench in the northern plains of Mars
Fig. 8.28.
Gullies with possible water-carved channels on Mars
Fig. 8.29.
Apparently lifeless surface of Mars
Fig. 8.30.a
Phobos and Deimos, moons of Mars
Fig. 8.30.b
Phobos and Deimos, moons of Mars
Fig. 8.31.summary
Summary Diagram
Fig. 8.1.
Fig8_1 Original Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
Fig. 8.2.
Fig8_2 Hertzsprung-Russell diagram for nearby stars
Fig. 8.3.
Fig8_3 Spectral type and luminosity class in the H-R Diagram
Fig. 8.4.
Fig8_4 Stellar mass and lifetime on the main sequence
Fig. 8.5.
Fig8_5 Giants, Supergiants and white dwarfs
Fig. 8.6.
Fig8_6 Energy generation by two hydrogen burning processes
Fig. 8.7.
Fig8_7 Convection inside stars of different mass
Fig. 8.8.
Fig8_8 Formation of a giant star
Fig. 8.9.
Fig8_9 Open star clusters in the H-R diagram
Fig. 8.10.
Fig8_10 How old is a globular star cluster
Fig. 8.11.
Fig8_11 Globular star cluster in the H-R diagram
Fig. 8.12.
Fig8_12 Abundance of the elements in the Sun

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