What does the planet look like?
Jupiter is the stormiest planet int the Solar System. There is a permanent, but ever-changing whirlpool of storms, known as the Jupiter's Great Red Spot which can be seen using a telescope.
How many moons does the planet have?
Jupiter has 63 moons! The first 4 largest moons of Jupiter are called Galilean moons but 46 of them are much smaller ranging.
Top 5 Most Interesting Facts about Jupiter
How did the planet get its name?
It is called after the ancient Roman sky-god, Jupiter, known to the Greeks as Zeus.
List several interesting facts about Jupiter
- Jupiter is made of hydrogen, helium, methane and ammonia.
- The cloudy sphere has bright belts on it which change their shape.
- Pressure squeezes the atmosphere so hard it becomes like liquid.