Group U The Gas Giant Planets

Gas Giants

Gas giant planets are planets outside of the meteor belt. Jupiter, Saturn ,Uranus and Neptune.

Jupiter: This planet is the biggest planet in our solar system.
Jupiter is made of helium gas and hydrogen gas. The surface is covered in brown, whit and yellow clouds. Jupiter
is the 5th planet from the sun, it has a mass of the thousandth of the sun but two and a half times the amounts of the planets in our solar system.


Neptune: Neptune is the farthest planet (that we know of) from the sun. Neptune is made of helium , hydrogen
and a small amount of water and methane. The thin white clouds contain methane gas.

z7v3d.jpg?width=737&height=552Saturn:v Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun and the second largest in the solar system.
Saturn is made up of 94% hydrogen, 6% helium and tiny amounts of methane and ammonia.
It is thought that there is a molten core inside Saturn roughly the size of the earth.

Uranus: Uranus is the fourth planet from the sun and the third largest in our solar system.
This icy planet is quite similar to Neptune because they are both ice giants and made
of hydrogen, helium, water, ammonia and methane.

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