Planetary Science

Are all planets terrestrial?


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2015-06-27 17:10:12
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No. Planets are broadly divided into two categories: terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) and Jovian planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune).

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Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are all terrestrial planets.

Yes. All the terrestrial planets have lots of craters.

The terrestrial planets are rocky planets that have properties similar to that of the Earth. Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars are all of the terrestrial planets.

All of the jovian planets are more massive than any of the terrestrial planets.

Of the terrestrial planets, Earth has. Of allthe planetsin our solar system, Jupiter has.

The terrestrial planets are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. All the other planets in our solar system are gas giants.

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All the inner planets are rocky or terrestrial planets.

Yes, all four of those planets are larger than the terrestrial planets.

All terrestrial planets are able to maintain life, but the gas giants cannot.

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The terrestrial planets are all smaller and denser than other planets.

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Terrestrial planets not landed on - Venus.

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Bigger planets are more likely to be gas giants while smaller ones are more likely to be terrestrial. This of course is not the answer to your question which is, of all planets that may exist, is there a greater likelyhood of there being terrestrial planets or gas giants?

all the terrestrial planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars.

They all have solid, rocky surfaces.

They all have a solid, rocky surface.

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