How was jupiter formed?

Answer Jupiter is 2.5 times larger than the rest of the planets in our solar system combined. Like the other gaseous Jovian planets (Saturn, Neptune and Uranus) it contains mostly hydrogen and helium.Orig... Read More »

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How big is the planet Jupiter?

Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is 88,846 miles in diameter, which is 11 times that of of earth. It takes about 1,000 Earths to fill up the volume of the giant. Jupter's mass is 31... Read More »

Is Jupiter a hot planet?

Jupiter is both hot and cold. At its core, temperatures can be up to 43,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Above its clouds, the planet's average temperature is -230 degrees Fahrenheit. However, below the clo... Read More »

How to Observe Jupiter?

The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter takes 13 months to move right around the sky. For several months each year, Jupiter is easily visible for several hours before and after midnight, th... Read More »

How to Photograph Jupiter?

For the shutterbug who wants to capture an image of Jupiter, here are some steps and tips to ensure that you, your camera, and the night sky have a productive together.