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Jovian planets are all gas giants. They have no solid surface and are just made of gas. They are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are all terrestrial planets meaning they have solid surfaces.

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Q: What is the difference between Jovian and Terrestrial planets?
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The most obvious difference between the terrestrial and the jovian planets is?

The size. The gaseous Jovian planets are far larger than the inner terrestrial planets.

The differences between terrestrial and jovian planets?

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

What is the major difference between the terrestrial and jovian planets?

the terrestrial planets are made of rocky substances, whereas the jovian planets are mostly gas and liquid, although Jupiter is likely to have a solid hydrogen core.

Compare and contrast terrestrial and Jovian planets?

The main difference is size. Jovian planets are very large and terrestrial planets aren't. Jovian planets are also made of gas and terrestrials are made of rocks.

Are the jovian planets similar in mass to the terrestrial planets?

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

Are jovian planets larger than terrestrial planets?

Yes, Jovian planets are much larger than terrestrial planets.

What have more mass Jovian planets or Terrestrial planets?

Jovian planets of course

Why are the densities of terrestrial planets greater than Jovian planets?

Terrestrial planets are made of rock. Jovian planets are gas giants.

How does the size of the terrestrial planets compare with jovian planets?

All of the jovian planets are more massive than any of the terrestrial planets.

Is hydrogen more abundant on terrestrial planets than on Jovian planets?

No, there is more hydrogen on the Jovian planets then the terrestrial ones.

Is a Jovian planets is call Inner?

Inner planets are terrestrial planets outer are jovian planets

What is a list of the main differences between the Jovian and Terrestrial planets?

The jovian planets have no solid ground just compressed gases the terrestrial planets have solid ground. The Jovian planets are named gas giants because they are farther then the sun and are not solid and the terrestrial planets are closer to the sun and do not have as much gases.

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