Mass one-thousandth that of the Sun but is two and a half times the mass of all the other planets in our Solar System combined. Jupiter is classified as a gas giant along with Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
Have you ever seen the Southern or Northern Lights? Earth isn't the only planet that puts on these beautiful light shows, which are also called the "aurora". Aurora have been seen at both poles of Saturn, too, as well as at the poles of Jupiter.
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15 Things You Don't Know About Outer Space (Infographic). The Saturn one is not strictly true, even if there were a water body large enough for a planet to float in. Let's just say that Saturn's overall density is less than that of liquid water on Earth.
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Jupiter's Great Red Spot: Taken by Voyager 1 through color filters and recombined to produce the color image. Assembled from three black and white negatives by the Image Processing Lab at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. -by NASA/JPL
Jupiter is probably the best place in the solar system to study how the magnetic fields of planets are generated. The Juno spacecraft will arrive at the Jovian system in July then circle the planet and collect data for more than one Earth year.
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. It has 67 moons which orbit around it. The spot in the lower left is the Great Red Spot, a giant high-pressure storm that has existed since at least the century.