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All the planets in our solar system are named after Roman gods.

Actually Uranus and Earth are not named after a Roman god. Uranus was named after the Greek god of the sky. Uranus' Roman equivalent is Caelus. Earth comes from a an old German/English word meaning ground.

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Its red and people thought it was red from blood, which led people to think that there is a giant bloody war there or there was one. In a way they kinda were right, Mars is red from the large amount of iron in the soil and blood is red also because of iron.

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Mars was the God of War, and the planet Mars has a reddish color that reminded early observers of blood, and therefore of war.

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Mars, the god of war.

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