A jovian planet

About jupiter

  • one year on Jupiter is about 12 earth years
  • one day there is only 9 hours
  • the temperature there is in the low 234 degrees Fahrenheit
  • it is made of 90 percent of hydrogen and 10 percent of helium

Swanner, Nate. Jupiter Believed to Have Destroyed V1.0 of Our Solar System. 2015. N.p.

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Jupiter has 63 moons

Borrell, Amy. S-64 Jupiter Moons. N.d. N.p.


The rings around Jupiter are dark and are made up of dust and tiny pieces of rock

The Mystery of Jupiter's Rings. 2011. Cornell University, n.p.

Three distinguishing characteristics of jupiter

1. The largest planet in the solar system

2. The red spot on Jupiter is a giant hurricane-like storm

3. It takes a little under ten hours to complete a turn on its axis

Mythology behind jupiters name

The romans regarded Jupiter as the equivalent of the Greek good Zeus

Zeus/Jupiter. 2015. Video Gallery of Greece, n.p.