JUPITER

By MALCOLM TASHJIAN

THE GIANT PLANT

Jupiter's distance from the sun is 778,330 miles. Jupiter has 47 moons. One year on Jupiter is 11 Earth years. One day on Jupiter is 10 hours and 0 minutes on Earth. Jupiter is the biggest planet. It is the 5th planet in the solar system.

Planet Research Information

Jupiter is named after Zeus in Greek mythology. He over threw his father Saturn to become king of the gods. He then split the universe with his brothers Neptune and Pluto. Jupiter has clouds that is why Jupiter has a big spot. The spot is a gas storm that is 2 times the size of Earth . Jupiter is 86,880 miles wide. The color of Jupiter is orange. The temperature could get as low as 202 degrees below zero.