Jupiter

One amazing planet

Facts about Jupiter

Jupiter is named after the Roman king of Gods . Jupiter is the 5th planet from the sun , it is the biggest planet in space , it can hold more than 1000 Earth's inside . Jupiter is a giant gas planet. It's atmosphere is made up of mostly hydrogen gas and helium gas, just like the sun. The planet's surface is covered in thick red, brown, yellow and white clouds, Jupiter's clouds are deadly poisonous gases surround Jupiter. Jupiter is 4.503 billion years old . The average distance between Jupiter and the sun is 483.8 million miles . One rotation around the sun takes 9.9 hours , one revolution around the sun takes 4332 days . Jupiter's magnetic field is 20 thousand times stronger than Earth's magnetic field . Jupiter's hurricane/ storm was discovered 400 years ago . The first person to discover and observe Jupiter’s moons was Galileo (1564-1642) .

Jupiter

Jupiter