Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system. Jupiter is twice as big as all the other planets combined.
Distance from the Sun
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun. Jupiter is 484 million miles away from the Sun.
What are days like on Jupiter?
One day on Jupiter is about 10 hours. One year on Jupiter is equal to 12 Earth years.
Surface of Jupiter
Jupiter is a gas planet. Jupiter has rings.
How Many Moons does Jupiter Have?
Jupiter has more than 75 moons.
Evidence of Life
No evidence of life has been found on Jupiter. Scientists believe that some of Jupiter’s moons have oceans that may have life. Temperatures in Jupiter’s clouds are -234 degrees Fahrenheit and the core temperature may be 43,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Visits to Jupiter
The United States have had nine successful spacecraft visit Jupiter including seven spacecraft that flew buy and two that orbited Jupiter.
· Jupiter has a Great Red Spot that is a gigantic storm that is twice the size of Earth.
· Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in our solar system.
· Jupiter does not have seasons like Earth and Mars.
· Jupiter has the largest moon in the solar system.