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Terrestrial. Terrestrial planets are rocky, like Earth (terra=earth), and jovian planets are gaseous, like Jupiter (jove=jupiter).

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Is Mercury a Terrestrial Planet or a Jovian planet?

Mercury is not a Jovian planet, so it is a Terrestrial planet.

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Is Mercury a terrestrial planet or jovian planet?


Is a terrestrial planet Mercury or Jupiter?

Mercury is terrestrial. Jupiter is Jovian (gas giant).

Is Mercury jovain?

Mercury is not a Jovian planet. It is a terrestrial planet.

Is mercury terrestrial or jovian?

It's one of the four terrestrial or inner planets.

Is Uranus a terrestrial or a jovian planet?

it is a Jovian planet. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are all Jovian, while Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are terrestrial planets.

What are terrestrial planets and jovian planets?

The Terrestrial planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. The Jovian planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

Which planet it not a jovian planet?

Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are not "Jovian planets". They are called "terrestrial planets". The Jovian planets are the bigger "gas giant" planets.

Is Mercury a terrestrial or Jovian planet and why?

It's a "terrestrial" planet, because it is rocky with an iron core, like planet Earth. "Terrestrial" means "Earthlike". Jovian planets are mainly made of gases and liquefied gases.

Is venus jovian or terrestrial?


What Jovian planet is the closest to the sun?

Jupiter is the closest of the jovian planets to the sun. Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are closer to the sun than Jupiter, but they are terrestrial planets, not Jovian.

Is Mars a terrestrial or jovian planet?

Mars is not a Jovian planet, so it is a Terrestrial planet.

Is Venus terrestrial or jovian?

Venus is a terrestrial planet.

WHY is it that only jovian planets have ring?

They don't. the jovian planets, otherwise called terrestrial planets, are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, and Pluto. None of them have rings.

Is Saturn a terrestrial or Jovian planet?

Jovian or "Gas Giant".

What kind of planet is Pluto considered a Jovian or a terrestrial?


Is Saturn Jovian or terrestrial planet?

Saturn is a Jovian planet.

What is the farthest Jovian planet?

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How does the diameter of the terrestrial and jovian planets compare?

The diameter of a terrestrial and jovian planets are comparable in the sense that the objects orbiting on a terrestrial level are often much bigger than those of jovian planets.

The differences between terrestrial and jovian planets?

the Terrestrial planets are the four closest and th Jovian planets are the farthestjoivoin

Is a terrestrial planet bigger than a Jovian planet?

No. Jovian planets are much larger than terrestrial planets.

Is earth a Jovian or Terrestrial planet?

Since the word "terrestrial" means "Earth-like", we can say for certain that Earth is a terrestrial planet. Earth, Mars, Venus and Mercury are, in descending order of similarity, "terrestrial" planets. A better word might be "rocky", since Venus and Mercury are very UN-like the Earth. "Jovian" means "Jupiter-like"; large, mostly gas planets. Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are all "jovian" gas giant planets.

Is Neptune jovian or terrestrial?

Neptune is Jovian because it is a gas planet.

Are the 8 planets terrestrial or jovian planets?

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