By Nicholas Culleton

The Gas Giant

Jupiter is called The Red Giant or The Gas Giant. The distance from the sun is 778,330 kilometers. Jupiter has 50 moons. You can see 4 of Jupiter's moons with binoculars. The order from the sun is the fifth planet. One year on Jupiter is 4332 Earth days. One day on Jupiter equals 9 hours and 55 minutes.

Planet Research Information

Jupiter got its name from Zeus the Greek god. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system. Jupiter's color is orange and white. Jupiter has a lane of clouds. Jupiter moves around in a row. The tempeture is really cold. If you weigh 70 pounds on Earth and you went to Jupiter you would weigh 185 pounds.

Jupiter is an amazing planet!