Why Do Jovian Planets Have Rings? (Explained!)

The Jovian planets are comprised of four planets, all gas giants, and all with a far higher gravitational force than that of Earth. Outside of their gigantic size, the Jovian planets are also known for their many moons, along with their rings; none more breathtaking and visible than the rings of Saturn. Jovian Planets all … Read more

What Are The Main Constituents Of The Jovian Planets?

Jovian planets are predominantly composed of hydrogen (80-90%) and helium (10-20%), with small, dense cores relative to massive layers of atmospheric gas. They contain small amounts of methane, ammonia and water vapor with varying traces of heavier elements such as carbon, oxygen, sulfur and phosphorus.  Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are our solar system’s jovian … Read more