Fact File

  • Distance from Sun : 778 million km
  • Year (Time to go round the sun): 11.9 years
  • Day (Time to revolve on axis): 9 hours 50 minutes
  • Diameter at equator : 142,984 km
  • Known Moons: More than 60
  • Mass (Earth=1):317.8
  • Surface gravity (Earth=1):2.6 

Jupiter is the 5th planet from the sun in our solar system.Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system also known as the king of the  planets.  More than 1,300 Earths could fit inside Jupiter.


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