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  • Jupiter takes 9.9 earth hours to rotate on it's axis one time.
  • One period of revolution on Jupiter takes 11.86 earth years.
  • -Jupiter is located 778.5 kilometers away from the sun
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  • Known as the giant gas planet because it is mostly made of of hydrogen and helium
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  • There are 63 moons on Jupiter, but the four main, largest moons are lo, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto
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  • Jupiter is the 5th planet away from the sun

5 more interesting facts:

  • Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system
  • The four main moons on Jupiter were discovered by Galileo Galile
  • There is no oxygen to breath or water to drink
  • The largest moon on Jupiter has a bigger diameter than the planet Mercury
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  • Temperatures can range from the -190 degrees Fahrenheit (lowest) and 40 degrees (highest)
10 Amazing Facts About Jupiter


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