# What are the properties of terrestrial and gaseous planets.?

Aug 29, 2016

Some properties of them are given below.

#### Explanation:

$\text{Terrestrial planets:}$

• They have a solid surface

• They have a core which contains heavy elements (iron,nickel..)

• They have higher density due to the heavy metals

• They are smaller than the gaseous planets

• They are close to the sun

• Do not have much moons

• Have lesser gravitational pull

$\text{Gaseous planets:}$

• They do not have a solid surface

• They are mainly composed of gas which are lighter

• They are very much big than the Terrestrial planets

• They are far from the sun

• They have many moons

• They have higher gravitational pull

$\text{Our Solar System} :$