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Done by Devante, Davon, Malik, and Tyrell. Jupiter. For president. Facts about Jupiter. Jupiter has a mass 318 times greater than the Earth's and a diameter that is 11 times larger. Jupiter rotates faster than any planet in the Solar System.

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Facts about jupiter
Facts about Jupiter

  • Jupiter has a mass 318 times greater than the Earth's and a diameter that is 11 times larger.

  • Jupiter rotates faster than any planet in the Solar System.

  • It rotates so quickly that the days are only 10 hours long.

  • Unlike other planets, Jupiter sends out a strong radio radiation that can be detected on Earth.

  • In 1994, pieces of a comet called shoemaker-Levy 9 broke apart and crashed into Jupiter. This left patches in Jupiter's atmosphere that lasted for many months.


More information
More information

  • Jupiter's atmosphere is composed of about 90% hydrogen and 10 % helium. There are only minute traces (0.07%) of methane (CH3), water, ammonia, and rock dust. The outer mantle is liquid hydrogen; the inner mantle is liquid metallic hydrogen.


Nasa research missions past
NASA research missions (Past)

Past Missions

  • Cassini - NASA/ESA Mission to Saturn via Jupiter

  • Galileo Orbiter - NASA Mission to Jupiter

  • Galileo Probe - NASA Mission to Jupiter

  • Voyager 1 - NASA Mission to Jupiter and Saturn

  • Voyager 2 - NASA Mission to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and beyond

  • Ulysses - NASA/ESA Mission to study the solar wind via Jupiter

  • Pioneer 10 - NASA Jupiter flyby (1973)

  • Pioneer 11 - NASA Jupiter flyby (1974)


Nasa research mission future
NASA research mission (Future)

Future Missions

  • Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter (JIMO) - NASA Proposed Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto Orbiter (2015)

  • Juno - NASA New Frontiers Jupiter Polar Orbiter under study


Tilt year and day of jupiter
Tilt, year, and day of Jupiter

  • Day is 10 hours long.

  • Its tilt is 3.13°. It doesn’t have seasons.

  • One year on Jupiter is 11.86 Earth years.


Jupiter s moons
Jupiter's moons

  • Jupiter has 63 confirmed moons!!


Special features
Special Features

  • The Great Red Spot is one of Jupiter's many features. Jupiter also have the most moons of any other planet.


History
History

  • The Italian scientist, Galileo was the first astronomer to view Jupiter through a telescope. Galileo discovered Jupiter and three of its moons on January 7, 1610.


Why it should be president
Why it should be president.

  • Not only is it the biggest but its in the middle of the planets. Separating the rocky planets from gas giants like itself.


If it was a person
If it was a person……

  • Too big to be a person.


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