Ocean of liquid ammonia on Neptune

This planet has a complex inner structure composed of metals, and a silicate core, with methane and a mantle made of frozen ammonia. Blue Giant’s atmospheric layers consist mainly of helium and methane, so it’s a gaseous one. Like other gaseous giants, the Blue Ice Giant doesn’t have a solid surface layer. Instead, its gas forms a water layer and becomes slushy ice. This ocean of liquid ammonia acts as this planet’s surface and is 10 times our planet’s mass. Since this planet doesn’t have a hard layer, its surface area can’t be accurately studied or determined.

Read more

Share this on:

UreaKnowHow.com is an independent group of nitrogen fertilizer specialists with an impressive number of years experience in designing, maintaining and operating nitrogen fertilizer plants.

Solution Providers offer their solutions to improve our member’s plants performance.