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Astronomy Fun Fact #24

Have you ever wondered how big a planet can get before it becomes a gaseous planet like Neptune or Jupiter?


Well, it turns out that most planets bigger than 1.6 Earth radii (meaning more than 1.6x the size of the Earth, or 12,700 miles across) are gaseous.

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