Why does planet Jupiter contain so much hydrogen?

Answer The planet Jupiter has such a large hydrogen content because that's what was in its corner of the universe when the solar system was forming about 4.5 billion years ago.CloudThe solar system formed... Read More »

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What planet besides Jupiter is also made of hydrogen& helium?

Saturn, besides Jupiter, also consists of hydrogen and helium. Both planets are considered gas giants and have rings, but Saturn's rings are more obvious. The planet is 30 percent the size of Jupit... 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 »

Is Jupiter an inner planet?

Inner planets are those that orbit close to the sun, and they are usually small and rocky. Outer planets, in contrast, orbit further away from the sun and outside Earth's orbit. They tend to be lar... Read More »

Is Jupiter still a planet?

Yes. Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. The diameter of Jupiter is 11 times that of Earth, and it would take over 1,000 planet Earths to fill up the volume of Jupiter. Looking from ... Read More »