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JUPITER



Is the largest of all the planets. Its mass (weight) is over 320 times that of the Earth. Its diameter is over 10 times that of our planet.

Is the fifth planet in order from the Sun. It is about 780 million kilometers from the Sun.

Makes one complete orbit around the Sun every 11.86 years.

Rotates on its axis faster than any other planet. It completes one rotation in about 9 hours and 50 minutes.

Is one of the brightest planets.

Has a total of 16 satellites.

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