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No. The Jovian planets are much more massive than the terrestrial planets.


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Yes Jovian planets rotate faster than terrestrial planets. This is because they have more mass relative to their radius and have a more angular momentum.

Jovian planets have a much stronger gravitational force due to their larger mass.

Jovian Planets: Gas GiantsThe gas giants, popularly referred to as the Jovian planets, are the planets which are not composed of any solid matter. Technically speaking, the planets which have 10 times more mass than the Earth are classified as the Jovian planets. The examples of Jovian planets in our solar system, include the planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. These planets are referred to as the Jovian planets owing to their stark resemblance to the planet Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. Other than these four planets in our solar system, several other gas giants have been discovered in outer space.Terrestrial Planets: Inner PlanetsTerrestrial planets, also known as the rocky planets or the telluric planets, are those planets which are predominantly composed of silicate rocks. The examples of terrestrial planets in the solar system are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. These planets resemble the planet Earth to a significant extent, and hence they are referred to as 'Earth-like' or 'terrestrial' (derived from the Latin word the Earth - terra). Other than the Earth, and three other terrestrial planets in our solar system, the scientists have identified a number of planets with terrestrial traits in outer space.Jovian Planets Vs Terrestrial PlanetsThat brings us back to the terrestrial planets vs Jovian planets comparison. The most basic difference between Jovian and terrestrial planets is their size. While the Jovian planets are gigantic, the terrestrial planets are considerably small. In fact, the smallest Jovian planet is 10 times larger than the planet Earth, which is the largest terrestrial planet. Even in terms of the mass, Jovian planets score over their terrestrial counterparts. The smallest Jovian planet has 15 times more mass than the Earth. The surface of the Jovian planets is made up of gases, while the surface of the terrestrial planets is made up of solid rock. Similarly, the atmosphere of the terrestrial planets is predominantly made up of nitrogen and carbon dioxide, while the atmosphere of the Jovian planets is made up of hydrogen and helium. As far as the distance from the Sun is concerned, the terrestrial planets are closer to the Sun, and hence are referred to as inner planets, while the Jovian planets are farther, and hence are referred to as the outer planets. Surprisingly, however, the speed at which the Jovian planets rotate is much faster than the terrestrial planets. The density of the terrestrial planets is five times that of water, while the density of the Jovian planets is as much as that of water. Yet another point of difference between the Jovian planets and the terrestrial planets is the number of natural satellites. While the terrestrial planets either have none or a very few (Mercury-0, Venus-0, Earth-1 and Mars-2), the Jovian planets have a large number of them.

Terrestrial means "Of Earth" or "Earth-like", and these planets generally have lower mass than Jovials but are denser and rocky. Jovials tend to be gaseous, have high mass, and are usually (but not always) larger in diameter.

these are the multiple choice options:a. Jovian planets can migrate inward from the orbits in which they are born.b. In some star systems, it is possible for jovian planets to form in the inner solar system and terrestrial planets to form in the outer solar system.c. Some of the "exceptions to the rules" in our own solar system are likely to have been the result of giant impacts.d. In addition to the categories of terrestrial and jovian, there must be an "in-between" category of planet that has the mass of a jovian planet but the composition of a terrestrial planet.

It's similar in size, mass and composition. It is also a similar distance from the sun and both are classed as rocky inner planets (terrestrial planets).

Dependant on how the debris from supernovae is moving, the proportions of certain materials present, and the initial conditions of solar systems forming different combinations of terrestrial and Jovian planets are formed. Terrestrial planets are comprised of heavier particles (ie. of higher relative atomic mass) meaning they have stronger gravity which leads to higher density planets than the gaseous Jovian planets. A Jovian planet can be thought of as a failed star - it has all the elements needed to fuel nuclear fusion, but not enough gravity to attain the nuclear activation energy required. So the Sun started as a large cloud mostly comprising of gases, and terrestrial planets were formed from clouds mostly consisting of heavy solids.

Both of them have the same mass which is 13MJ Edit : As far as I know brown dwarfs have much more mass than Jupiter, and that's the biggest of the Jovian planets.

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Inner and outer planets have some things that are in common but there mostly way different. For instants they both orbit the sun. On the other hand the outer planets are made mostly by gas, that's why they are called the gas giants. The inner planets are mostly made by rock and dust. The inner planets are called Terrestrial planets and the outer planets are called Jovian planets. The inner planets are closer to the sun, have more density, they have less moons, there about the size of Earth, and they rotate slowly. The outer planets (Jovian Planets) are farther from the sun, they have less density, they have more moons, they are large, about the size of Jupiter, they rotate rapidly, and they have more mass. These planets are alike because they both orbit the sun.

Unlike terrestrial planets, Gas giants tend to be made up of mostly gas as opposed to rockTerrestrial planets are generally relatively small while gas giants are instead very large. (Historical researcher, D. Vogt stated that the lightest gas giant in the solar system is fourteen times the mass of the heaviest terrestrial planet, Earth.)Terrestrial planets orbit closer to the sun, therefore making them more likely to have extraterrestrial life. Terrestrial planets receive an appropriate amount of heat from their star to support life, whereas Gas giants lack things necessary to support life.In our solar system the four inner planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) are terrestrial planets. Our four outermost official planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune - are Gas giants (or Jovian planets).

Solid or terrestrial planets are those whose primary mass is land. The terrestrial planets in the Earth's solar system include Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars.

In our solar system, the asteroid belt lies between the two types of planets. Whether this is due to some overarching influence or merely coincidental cannot be determined at the present time. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are small rocky, terrestrial planets. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are larger, predominantly gaseous planets. Beyond Neptune are many small plutoids and other icy bodies, some of which approach the size of the terrestrial planets. Their gaseous composition, however, means that they would lose much of their mass if they were closer to the Sun.

Giant, or Jovian planets do not have any discernable surface as they are comprised mostly of gases and are more like a liquid inside then solid. Also, these planets are a lot larger then the inner terrestrial planets and have much more gravity. The closest thing that would resemble gravity like the earth would be the moons of the large planets. These are also much smaller then the earth and would be a fraction of the earth.

Of the four terrestrial planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars - the largest is Earth, which has a diameter of 12,756 and a mass of 5.97x1024kg.

Yes. The massive giant planets have far more moons than the less massive terrestrial planets.

The average terrestrial planet has only about 10.3% of the diameter and 0.4% of the mass of the average gas giant.

Based on the fact that the gaseous planets in the solar system have much greater mass than terrestrial planets, you would weigh more as weight depends on gravitational pull, which is increased based on the mass of the object.

Characteristics of Jovian Planets Planets in the Solar System can be placed under two categories: terrestrial planets and jovian planets. Terrestrial planets are small planets made of rock, while jovian planets, also referred to as the 'gas giants', are made up of gaseous substances, mostly hydrogen. Read on to learn about the different characteristics of jovian planets...According to the Solar Nebula hypothesis for the formation of the Solar System, the Solar system was nothing but a rotating mass of clouds, in the beginning. Primarily composed of hydrogen and helium, these clouds also had traces of heavier elements. As the speed of rotation of the cloud mass or nebula increased, heat and pressure began to develop within. This gradual build up of heat and pressure caused the nebula to explode. The center of the nebula, known as the protosun, was the region of highest temperature and the matter around this protosun was automatically reduced to the gaseous state. However, regions close to the circumference of the nebula were cooler and it was here that matter was found in the condensed form.After the formation of the Solar System, the gravitational force of the sun gradually pulled the masses of higher density towards it due to which the planets made of rocks began to revolve in smaller orbits around the sun. The planets made of gaseous matter, however, moved to orbits farther away from the sun. Revolving in their orbits around the sun gave the planets a spherical shape. The immense gravitational pull of the large gaseous planets attracted matter scattered around the solar system and this matter, both rock particles and gases, began to revolve around these planets and thus the rings and many moons of these planets were formed.

Gliese 581 is a red dwarf star approximately 20.3 light years away in the Milky Way galaxy.The system for naming planets is the star name followed by a lower case b for the 1st discovered planet, c for the 2nd and so on.There are 5 known planets around GileseGliese 581e - a 3.1 Jovian mass planet 0.03 AU from the starGliese 581b - a 30.4 Jovian mass brown dwarf 0.04 AU from the starGliese 581c - a 10.4 Jovian mass planet 0.07 AU on average from the starGliese 581d - a 13.8 Jovian mass brown dwarf 0.22 AU from the star

The terrestrial planets are small in size and mass, they are rocky, solid and dense, all four terrestrial planets have 3 moons between them. They are warm and close to the sun. Terrestrial planets USUALLY have thin atmosphere. The Gas Giants are huge in size, have rings made from dust, debris, ice, rock. They very cold (not close to the sun at all) and light (made from gas.) They have several moons between them (167, I think) and lastly Gas Giants usually have thick and deep atmosphere.

It depends but in most cases you would weigh more on a gas planet. While the gas planets have a far greater mass than the terrestrial planets, they also have much larger radii. The strength of the surface gravity of a planet is directly proportional to its mass and inversely proportional to the square of its radius. Three of the four gas planets in the solar system have stronger surface gravity than any of the terrestrial planets. Uranus is the exception. Uranus is about 4 times the radius of Earth and 14.5 times Earth's mass, which gives Uranus a surface gravity 88.6% that of Earth. So you would weigh less on the gas planet Uranus than you would on Earth or Venus, which are terrestrial planets.

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