Interesting facts about the planet Jupiter
Jupiter is so big that more than 1,300 Earths could fit inside it.
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and the third brightest object in the Earth's night sky.
Jupiter also has rings like Saturn, but its rings are much fainter.
Jupiter has the highest number of known moons, 92 (Saturn has 83 known moons).
Solar System moons
Jupiter is the fastest spinning planet in the Solar System. It takes only about 10 hours to complete one rotation around its axis. One day on Jupiter is only 10 hours long.
1 year on Jupiter is equal to about 12 Earth years.
The wind speeds in the outermost regions of the Great red spot on Jupiter are higher than 400 miles per hour (644 km/hr).
Jupiter is a Gas giant. It does not have a true surface.
Jupiter is named after the king of Roman Gods, the God of sky and thunder.
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