by: Tim Hankel

Ganymede Facts

Ganymede is about 4.5 Billion years old, about the same age as Jupiter.

Ganymede main radius is about 1,635 miles. Due to its size Ganymede can be viewed with a naked eye.

Temperature on Ganymede on the surface is -171F to -297F and night Temperature drop to -193C.

More Ganymede Facts

Ganymede is the 7th moon in distance from the sun.

Ganymede is the largest moon in the solar system.

It is the only moon in the solar system known to have its own magnetic field.

Ganymede was discovered in January 1610 by the Italian astronomer.

Jupiter gravity pushes and pulls at the moon causing underground friction.

Pictures of Ganymede

Ganymede Moons

Fun facts

Ganymede is the largest of Jupiter moon.

These moons named IO,Europe,Ganymede, and callisto are also called the Galilean moons.

IO is the closest moon to Jupiter and callisto is the farthest Ganymede is the largest moon out of all of them.

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