Earth from Mars

Photo credit: Keith Ranville

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. It’s named after the Roman god of war, and often called the “Red Planet” because of the iron oxide prevalent on its surface, which gives it a reddish appearance. Now if you were to view Earth from Mars, you’d probably only see a small white dot. Continue reading for more fascinating images showing just how insignificant we really are in this universe.