Sep 14 2017

New Gravity Map of Mars

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryNew Gravity Map of Mars

astronomy gravity mars nasa

A new gravity map of Mars that shows the thickness of the Martian crust based on gravity measurements from Martian orbiters, reveals a crust that is less dense and shows less variation than earlier maps. “The researchers mapped the density of the Martian crust, estimating the average density is 2,582 kilograms per meter cubed (about 161 … Continue reading "New Gravity Map of Mars"