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Saturday, April 29, 2017


The Planet Jupiter

Interesting facts about the planet Jupiter

The Planet JupiterJupiter is the fifth planet from the sun, and the largest planet in our solar system.

Interesting facts about the planet Jupiter:

  • Average distance from the sun:  483,860,400 miles
  • Average distance from Earth:  365,000,000 miles
  • Rank in size among the planets:  1st 
  • Diameter at the equator:  89,353 miles 
  • Planet type: Gaseous 
  • Mass:  317.83 times the earth's mass 
  • Gravity:  2.54 times the earth's gravity 
  • Surface temperature:  approximately -166 F 
  • Orbital velocity:  8.12 miles/sec 
  • Earth years required to orbit the sun:  11.86 
  • Tilt of axis:  35' 
  • Earth hours required to rotate on its axis: 9h 50m 30s 
  • Escape velocity:  37.9 miles/sec 
  • Number of moons:  60+ 
  • Does it have and atmosphere?  yes 

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