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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.
  • 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.