Jupiter By:Samantha Gilliland

This is a picture of jupiter

Jupiter's diameter is 88,846 miles at the equator

Jupiter takes 9 hours and 55 minutes to turn completely on it’s axis. It takes 11.86 Earth years to complete one orbit.

The average distance from the sun to Jupiter is 484 million miles.

Jupiter is named for the ruler of the ancient Roman gods, the equivalent of the ancient Greek god Zeus.

Jupiter is usually -162 Fahrenheit.

Facts...

1.Jupiter has 67 known moons, and more are still likely to be discovered.

2. Jupiter's ring system was discovered only by spacecraft.

3. Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system.

4. Astronomers call Jupiter a gas giant because the planet consists mostly hydrogen and helium.

Credits:

Created with images by tonynetone - "Jupiter" • WikiImages - "jupiter planet red stain" • skeeze - "solar system planets space" • Steve A Hill - "Jupiter" • nigelhowe - "Jupiter"

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