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Jupiter

The gaseous giant is the biggest planet in our solar system. Like the other gaseous planets it consists for the most part of hydrogen and helium. Most prominent point is the Great Red Spot, caused by a whirlwind, which exists since at least 300 years.

Distance from the Sun: 5.87 AU
Mass: 318 * Earth
Diameter: 10.84 * Earth (142 984 km)
Surface temperature: 129 kelvin
Orbit period: 11.86 years = 4332.6 days
Moons: >60

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