How many moons does have Mars?

How many moons does Mars have?: Phobos and Deimos are the only two moons discovered in Mars’ orbit. There are theories that the planet has even more moons, about 50-100 meters (164-328 ft) in size, but none has been found yet.

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Mars have two moons Phobos and Deimos:

Phobos (Mars I)

  • Radius: 11.2 km (6.9 miles)
  • Mass: 1.0659×10^16 kg
  • Orbital speed (sidereal): 7 h 39 m 12 sec
  • Surface temperature: from −4 °C to −112 °C (24.8 °F to −169.6 °F)
  • Orbital distance: 9235,6 km (5739.5 miles)
  • Rotation: synchronous
  • Apparent magnitude: 11.8
  • Named after: Greek god of fear and panic

Deimos (Mars II)

  • Radius: 6.2 km (3.8 miles)
  • Mass: 1.4762×10^15 kg
  • Orbital speed (sidereal): 30.3 hours
  • Surface temperature: -40.15°C (-40.27 °F)
  • Orbital distance: 23,458 km (14576 miles)
  • Rotation: synchronous
  • Apparent magnitude: 12.89
  • Named after: Greek god of dread and terror