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The inner plants are often called the Terrestrial planets because they are small, dense and have rocky surfaces.

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The 4 inner planets are also called?

They're called terrestrial planets.=)


4 planets closest to the sun are called?

The 4 Planets closet to the sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth, & Mars. the inner or terrestrial planets


What are the 4 inner planets?

The 4 "inner planets" are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars.The solar system consists of two types of planets: terrestrial and jovian (or "gas giants"). The inner four planets, which are all terrestrial, are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars (from closest to furthest).


What are the two names for the 4 inner planets?

Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are the inner planets, and are referred to as "rocky," or terrestrial" (telluric) planets.


How are the four inner planets different from outer space?

they are different as the first 4 inner planets are known as terrestrial planets andouter are known as jovian planets.


What are the first 4 planets known as?

Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are known as "inner planets" or "terrestrial planets".


What are the 4 rocky planets?

The inner rocky planets are; Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. They are also known as the terrestrial planets.


Why are inner planets are called terrestrial?

To put it simply, the 4 inner planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars) are made of rock, so they all have land, terrestrial is an adjective that means land. The 4 outer planets are made of gas, so they have no land.


Which of the 4 terrestrial planets has the most gravity?

Earth is the largest and most massive of the four inner or terrestrial planets. Its surface gravity is therefore the highest of the four.


What makes a planet terrestrial?

It has to be mainly solid, not gaseous. The 4 inner planets are like that.


The 4 planets closest to the sun are all what?

The inner planets are called "rocky" or terrestrial, a name which underscores the contrast with the outer gas giant planets.


What are the 4 planets that all have rocky surfaces are referred to as what planets?

They are Mercury, Venuse, Earth and Mars: together these comprise the inner planet or terrestrial planets.


Name the 4 terrestrial and 4 giant gas planets?

Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune are the four outer planets the four inner planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars.


What are the first 4 planets in the solar system called?

They are called the inner or terrestrial planets. In order, their names are: * Mercury * Venus * Earth * Mars


What is the nickname for the 4 inner planets?

I wouldn't exactly call it a "nick name", but they are called the terrestrial planets. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrestrial_planet


What describes the four inner planets?

Rockey and hotter .1. These planets have gaseous atmospheres.2. The inner planets all have one moon each.3. These terrestrial planets have surfaces that are rocky hard.4. The inner planets were formed differently than the outer planets.Those are the choices.. Thankks for your help, if you decide to help.


What planets are terrestrial plants?

There is only one that we know of at the moment "Earth". However the 4 inner planets of our solar system - Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are all a little "Earth like" and these to are sometimes called "terrestrial planets" but more correctly they should be classified as "rocky" planets.


List inner planets and why they are inner planets?

The inner planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. They are "inner" because the are the first 4 planets from the Sun.



What are the 4 inner planets from the sun?

Mercury, Venus, Earth & Mars are the 4 inner planets


Why are the 4 planets closest to the sun called terrestrial planets?

They are called the terrestrial planets because they are similar to Earth (in fact one of them is Earth.


What divides the planets into inner planets and outer planetss?

the 4 inner planets are rock planets and the 4 outter planets are gas planets separated by the asteroid belt


Are the 8 planets terrestrial or jovian planets?

There are 4 terrestrial planets:MercuryVenusEarthMarsThere are 4 Jovian planets (gas giants):JupiterSaturnUranusNeptuneFurthermore, all 5 dwarf planets are terrestrial:CeresPlutoHaumeaMakemakeEris


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