• The largest planet, it’s a gas giant.
  • What is the Great Red Spot? The Great Red Spot is a storm that moves around on planet Jupiter; it measures approximately 40,000 km long and 14,000 km wide (You could fit three Earths in side it). It’s been raging for over three hundred years.
  • Distance from the Sun 778 million km (483.5 million miles).
  • Jupiter has 79 moons. The most well-known moons are Io, Europa, and Callisto. Jupiter also has the biggest moon Ganymede. These moons are so big you can see them with just a pair binocular.
  • Diameter 143,000 km (88,875 miles).
  • A day on Jupiter is 9 hours 55 minutes.
  • Surface temperature -108C