May 16, 2024, 09:48 AM IST

Stunning facts about Jupiter shared by NASA


Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system

Jupiter is also the oldest planet in our solar system

Jupiter has the shortest day in the solar system

Jupiter was named after king of the gods in Roman mythology

Jupiter has four large moons and many small moons

As a gas giant, Jupiter doesn’t have a true surface

Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot is a giant storm bigger than Earth

Jupiter's enormous magnetic field is 16 to 54 times as powerful as that of the Earth

Jupiter's magnetic field also causes some of the solar system's most spectacular aurorae