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Jupiter is the largest and most massive planet in the solar system. It was named after the chief Roman god. It is a gas giant composed of liquid and gaseous matter, and has many moons. Some of the storms in its atmospher... More »

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Train's lead vocalist Pat Monahan left Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1993 to move to California where he met Rob Hotchkiss. The two were introduced to each other by their teacher wives. They formed the band in 1994. The band wa... More »

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Some interesting facts about the constellation Cancer are that it represents a crab and is one of the 12 constellations that are found in the Zodiac. These are constellations that follow the path of the sun around the sk... More »

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Jupiter rotates at a speed of 28,273 miles per hour, making it the fastest rotating planet in the solar system. Unlike other planets, Jupiter is mainly made up of gases, which is why it does not rotate as slowly as the o... More »

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Jupiter has the shortest day of any planet in the solar system, taking just under 10 hours to complete a single rotation. Due to the speed of its rotation Jupiter has been flattened into an oblate spheroid with a longer ... More »

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Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is most visible when it reaches opposition to the sun every 398.9 days on average. In March 2014, the planet was located in the Gemini constellation, making it appear brig... More »

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The equatorial circumference of Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, is 272,945.9 miles. This is more than 10 times the equatorial circumference of Earth, which is 24,873.6 miles. More »

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