Jupiter

Alex Hella

Facts

Jupiter rotates every 9 hours and 48 earth minutes.

Its average distance from the sun is 778.5 million kilometers.

It rotates around the sun about every 12 years.

Jupiter has 50 confirmed moons, and 17 more unconfirmed

Some of the Moons: Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto, Amalthea, Isonoe, Praxidike, Autonoe, Thyone, Himalia.

Jupiter is made up of Hydrogen and Helium, but could have a solid core about the size of earth.

The average temperature is about -234 degrees fahrenheit.

It is the 5th planet from the sun.

Jupiter has 3 thin rings.

"Jupiter" is the king of the Roman gods.

It is the biggest planet in our solar system.

You could fit 1,300 earths inside Jupiter.
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a giant storm, larger than earth, that has lasted for hundreds of years.

Sources

  • "Jupiter - Basic Facts | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration." NASA Solar System Exploration. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.
  • "Jupiter - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration." NASA Solar System Exploration. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.
  • "Jupiter | Planet." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2016.

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