Unformatted text preview: non-solid surfaces of Jovian planets. In terms of chemical composition, terrestrial planets are made mostly of rock and metal, while Jovian planets are composed of hydrogen and its compounds, as well as helium. Also, terrestrial planets have few (if any) moons and no rings, while Jovian planets have a load of rings and moons. Finally, planets that are closer to the Sun are terrestrial, with those farther away from the Sun being jovial. 4. The process by which small “seeds” grow into planets is called _________. Correct answer: Accretion 5. The minimum distance at which it is cold enough for ice to condense on a planet is called the _________. Correct answer: frost line...
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- Solar System, Planet, Neptune, Dwarf planet, Willie Reaves