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Physically speaking, could a gas giant planet exist with an nitrogen/oxygen atmosphere identical to earth's? Or is that gas too heavy or light to sustain a planet of that size?


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I doubt it, but theoretically it should be possible. In our solar system all the biggest planets are gas giants with Hydrogen-Helium atmospheres. I would guess that other solar systems show the same thing.

Good question!

Sincerely

David H. Levy



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