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What are the characteristics of gas giants?

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What are the characteristics of gas giants?

Large Planets:

Gas giants are types of planets in our solar system, also known as the Jovian planets. The gas giants are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. They are the outer planets of the solar system, and have major differences in their composition as compared to rocky planets such as Earth.

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The gas giants are planets that are composed mostly of gases, as opposed to the rocky structures of Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. Gas giants are...

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Outer Planets of the Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

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