Where does Jupiter fit into the Solar System and what makes this planet unique?
- Jupiter is the 5th planet from the Sun.
- Sixty-seven moons orbit Jupiter - more than any other planet in the Solar System.
- Jupiter's core is hotter than the surface of the Sun.
- Jupiter's mass is greater than all the other planets combined.
5th planet from the Sun
Average distance to Sun: 778 million km
Jupiter has the most moons: 67
Atmosphere: 78% Hydrogen, 22% Helium
Jupiter is experiencing a storm 3 times the size of Earth
It has been raging for 300 years
The core of Jupiter is 24,000°C
Hotter than the Sun's surface
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