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Venus is one of the four rocky or terrestrial planets - not a gas giant.

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Jupiter is one of the four gas giant planets, the outer planets.

Terrestrial planets have terra firma, a.k.a. hard ground. The gas giants are giant balls of gas.

The planet Mars is terrestrial, which is to say it is similar to the Earth. It is not a gas giant.

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terrestrial means a planet that is solid and not a gas giant, however even the solid planets have liquid interiors.

The "terrestrial planets" are rocky and the "gas giant planets" are gaseous.

Mars is a terrestrial type planet itself. It has no other planets, gas giants or otherwise.

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Gas giants are big and made of gas whereas terrestrial planets are smaller and are made of rock.

The Moon is not a gas giant. Gas giant planets are planets like Jupiter and Saturn which have no solid surface, and are completely covered with high pressure gas. The Moon is a rocky, "terrestrial" body.

They are classified as terrestrial planets. The other grouping is called the gas giant planets.

No it's a rocky planet similar to that of Earth. The first four planets our solar system are terrestrial.

Our planet earth is one of the four rocky or terrestrial planets.

Is earth a gas giant or a rocky terrestrial

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

Terrestrial planets are solid and gaseous planets are made of gas. Gaseous planets are huge and terrestrial planets are small. Gas giants are far from the sun and terrestrial planets are close to the sun.

The "terrestrial" or "rocky" planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The "gas giant" planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.

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