Physical Properties, Location, and Movement.

Physical Properties of Jupiter

Jupiter's atmosphere is about 90% hydrogen and 10% helium. Jupiter has a magnetism field about 20 times stronger than Earth. It is said that if Jupiter was 80 times bigger than it is now, it would have become a star.


Jupiter has the fastest rotation, despite it being the largest planet. The total rotation of Jupiter takes about 10 Earth hours. It takes 11.86 earth years for Jupiter to orbit the sun. There are 64 known moons that orbit Jupiter. The largest moons are Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.

Jupiter is one weird place.

Jupiter is almost weirder than YOU!!!!

Location of Jupiter

Jupiter is the 5th planet from the sun. It is about 460 million miles from the sun at its closest point. It is about 508 million miles away at its farthest point.