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10 Facts About Jupiter

  • Jupiter is the 4th brightest object in the solar system.
  • The first recorded sighting of Jupiter were by the ancient Babylonians.
  • The largest moon of Jupiter is the Ganymede moon, it is also the largest moon in our solar system
  • Jupiter doesn't experience seasons because the axis is only tilted by 3.13 degrees.
  • It takes 11.8 Earth years for Jupiter to orbit the sun.
  • Jupiter's magnetic field is around 14 times stronger than Earth's.
  • 3 Earths could fit in the hurricane on Jupiter.
  • Jupiter's interior is made of rock, metal, and hydrogen compounds.
  • Jupiter turns on it's axis once every 9 hours and 55 minutes
  • Jupiter has a thin ring system.