M

Magellan, 85, 104-105

magnetotail, 51, 66, 122

103-104, 209, 211, 218, 229, 235, 237 Mars atmosphere, 16, 21, 29, 204, 208, 211-217,

232, 237 composition, 20, 28, dust storms, 16, 212, 215, 235 life on, 17, 205-206, 209, 237-238 moons, 16, 21, 204, 207, 232-234 notable surface features, 228-230 orbit, 16, 60-62, 206, 207

planetary data, 207 Tharsis, 94, 219, 222, 225, 228, 231 water on, 16, 120, 204-206, 210, 211, 212, 214-215, 222, 223-224, 227-228, 229, 230, 236, 237, 238 Mars Odyssey, 215, 236 Maunder, E.W., 46 Maxwell Montes, 89, 103 Mercury atmosphere, 63-65 Caloris, 12, 67, 68-69, 72, 74, 75 composition, 20, 28, 72-73 magnetosphere, 65-66 orbit, 12, 20, 53, 59, 61-62, 76, 176 planetary data, 59 size, 12, 56, 58, 59, 60 tail, 64, 66 transit of, 176-177 water on, 64 Messenger, 61, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 73 meteorites, 17, 29, 38, 123, 124, 126, 231-232, 238 meteoroids, 74, 132 micrometeorites, 23 micrometeoroids, 17, 21, 22, 126 Milky Way, 25, 31 Mitchell, Edgar, 151 Moon atmosphere, 16, 138, 141, 145

composition, 27, 28, 157-158, 163

mascons, 138, 139, 162

notable surface features, 151-154

resources on, 169-171 size, 16, 111, 138, 141, 177 and tides, 14, 111, 126, 136, 142 water on, 65, 162, 168, 170-171 moonquakes, 158 Moulton, Forest Ray, 25

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