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The Planet Jupiter

Planet Jupiter

A view of Jupiter from the spacecraft Cassini

Some basic facts about Jupiter

Radius (kilometers)71492
Orbital Distance from the Sun (kilometers)778328381.5
Rotation Period (1=24 hours)0.413542
Mass (Million Metric Tons)1.899E+15
Density (grams/cubic centimeter)1.33
Year DiscoveredUnknown

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