The Diameter of Jupiter

The Diameter of Jupiter

The mean diameter of Jupiter is 138,346.5 km, the equatorial diameter being 142,984 km and the polar diameter being 133,709 km. The average diameter of the Earth is 12,742 km meaning Jupiter’s average diameter is 10.86 times that of the Earth’s (10.49 time at the poles and 11.22 times at the equator). The flattening at […]

Jupiter Facts

Jupiter Facts

The planet Jupiter is the fifth planet out from the Sun, and is two and a half times more massive than all the other planets in the solar system combined. It is made primarily of gases and is therefore known as a “gas giant”. Facts Moons Diagrams Jupiter Planet Profile Jupiter Diagrams Facts about Jupiter […]