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Rebecca Campbell PHYS Letter # 2Introduction:During our sixth lecture we learned about terrestrial planets. Terrestrial planets are composed primarily of silicate rocks or metals and have a solid surface. Terrestrial planets are similar in structure and composition to planet Earth. Terrestrial planets are the inner planets closest to the sun, including: Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Out of the terrestrial planets we learned about, Mars is the one thatinterested me the most. In lecture we discussed that Mars has two small irregular moons, Phobos and Deimos. Since Terrestrial planets are known for having few or no moons, I am curious to learn more about Mars’ two moons, Phobos and Deimos, and what makes them irregular. Search Log:To begin my search, I typed in “Mars Irregular Moons NASA” into the Google search engine. The first article I came across was Mars’ Moons: Facts About Phobos & Deimos. The website was Space.com. This article provided interesting facts such

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