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Is planet Neptune a terrestrial planet?


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2010-12-14 21:13:29
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No. Neptune is known as what we call a "gas giant." That means it is made of gas. The word 'terrestrial' means like planet Earth and have a solid surface.


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Neptune is a gas planet not a terrestrial planet

No. Neptune is a gas planet.

Neptune is a Jovian planet. Which means it is a gas giant.

Neptune is one of the Jovian planets. It is a gas giant, as opposed to being a terrestrial planet.

Neptune is a gas and not a terrestrial planet. The other gas planets in the solar system are Saturn, Uranus and Jupiter.

Neptune is Jovian because it is a gas planet.

Neptune is a gas planet and thus does not have a well defined surface like a terrestrial planet does.

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terrestrial planet doesn't mean it has life, it just means its made of rocks (like mercury, venus, earth- the other terrestrial planets) and not gas (like jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune.)

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Mars is called terrestrial because like Earth, it is a rocky terrestrial planet. This is different from icy planets like Neptune and Uranus, and gas giants like Saturn and Jupiter.

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