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Gas Giant

(large planet made largely of gas)

A Gas Giant is a Giant Planet such as Jupiter or Saturn: massive and mostly gas, i.e., Hydrogen and Helium. Many discovered Extra-Solar Planets are gas giants which is to be expected because larger planets are easier to detect.

(planet type,exoplanets,gas)

Referenced by:
Electron Degeneracy
Extra-Solar Planet
Gas Planet
Giant Planet
GJ 1214 b
Gemini Planet Imager (GPI)
Hot Jupiter (HJ)
Keck Planet Imager And Characterizer (KPIC)
Planet Nine
Planet Formation
Planet Structure
Planet Type
Rocky Planet
Zonal Flow