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NameEdit

  • Terrestrial planet, telluric planet or rocky planet

DescriptionEdit

  • It is a planet that is primarily composed of silicate rocks.[1]
  • Has an iron core.
  • Most of the time terrestrial planets are smaller in size, less massive but have a higher density than gas giant planets.
Terrestrial planet size comparisons

From left to right: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrestrial_planet

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