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gas planet

(planet made largely of gas)

A gas planet is a planet made largely of gas, such as a gas giant. Gas giants are well known, i.e., Jupiter and Saturn, but smaller gas planets (gas dwarfs) have been recently discovered among extra-solar planets.


(planet type,exoplanets,gas)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_giant
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gas_dwarf

Referenced by:
CHEOPS
extra-solar planet
H-R diagram (HRD)
inflated radii
Lane-Emden equation
liquid planet
metallicity (Z)
Neptune
PALMS
pebble accretion
planet type
protoplanetary disk (PPD)
super-Earth

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