Jupiter facts – Interesting and fun facts about Jupiter

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Jupiter facts for kids

Nine spacecrafts have visited Jupiter. Pioneer 10 and 11, Voyager 1 and 2, Galileo, Cassini, Ulysses, and New Horizons, Juno respectively.

More than 1200 Earths can fit inside Jupiter.

Jupiter has 67 moons.

Jupiter’s moons are categorized into three categories. Inner moons, Galilean moons, and Outer moons respectively.

Jupiter’s axial tilt is second lowest in the solar system behind Mercury.

Jupiter is the stormiest planet in the solar system.

Galileo was the first person to discover and observe Jupiter’s moons.

Jupiter’s four largest moons are Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa.

Europa, Io, Ganymede and Callisto are known as Galilean moons.

In July 1994, Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 collide with Jupiter.