Facts about Jupiter


Solar Distance 778.3 million km
Revolution Period 11.78 Earth years
Rotation Period 9 hours 55 minutes
Equatorial diameter 143,000 km
Gravitational Pull 2.54 times that of the Earth
Natural Satellites 50+       (Tell me more!)


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