Is jupiter a terrestrial planet?

Answer No. According to NASA, Jupiter is a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, since they have little to no rocky components. The terrestrial planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, since... Read More »

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Is Mercury a terrestrial planet?

Mercury is one of the four inner terrestrial planets. Like Earth, Venus and Mars, rock and metals make up most of Mercury’s mass. Mercury also has an atmosphere, although it’s far thinner than ... Read More »

Is Neptune a gas or terrestrial planet?

Neptune is a gas giant, also called a "Jovian" planet, along with Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus. The terrestrial planets in our solar system are Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. Gas giants have outer... Read More »

Is Jupiter still a planet?

Yes. Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. The diameter of Jupiter is 11 times that of Earth, and it would take over 1,000 planet Earths to fill up the volume of Jupiter. Looking from ... Read More »

Is Jupiter a hot planet?

Jupiter is both hot and cold. At its core, temperatures can be up to 43,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Above its clouds, the planet's average temperature is -230 degrees Fahrenheit. However, below the clo... Read More »