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The Outer Planets-Jovian Planets

The Outer Planets which are also called the Gas Giants include Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. These planets are also called the Jovian Planets. The term Jovian means Jupiter like.

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Jovian planets, also known as gas giants, are the four largest planets in the Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. They are all composed primarily of hydrogen and helium, and have thick atmospheres and no solid surfaces.
Jupiter
Largest planet in the Solar System
Has a thick atmosphere with a Great Red Spot
Has 79 known moons
Saturn
Second largest planet in the Solar System
Has a thick atmosphere with a hexagonal-shaped polar vortex
Has 62 known moons
Uranus
Third largest planet in the Solar System
Has a thick atmosphere with a unique tilt
Has 27 known moons
Neptune
Fourth largest planet in the Solar System
Has a thick atmosphere with a Great Dark Spot
Has 14 known moons
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