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There are at least 63 known moons orbiting Jupiter as of 2015. Europa, Ganymede, Io and Callisto are the largest four of these moons and are known as the Galilean moons. Ganymede is also the largest moon in the solar sys... More »

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According to NASA, Jupiter has 50 officially recognized moons and 17 provisional moons, all of which are held in orbit around the gas giant by its immense gravity. The four largest of these moons are known as Galilean sa... More »

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The words "when the moon is in the seventh house, and Jupiter aligns with Mars" are lyrics from the song "Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In," popularized by the group The 5th Dimension. The song is a medley of songs origina... More »

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According to NASA, Jupiter has 50 officially recognized moons and 17 provisional moons, all of which are held in orbit around the gas giant by its immense gravity. The four largest of these moons are known as Galilean sa... More »

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As of 2015, facts about the planet Jupiter can be found on websites for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and The Planets. NASA offers separate Web pages aimed at adults and children. More »

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Facts collected about Jupiter are known to be true because the scientific method is used to arrive at logical, rational conclusions about the universe. Because of the scientific method, experts have a high degree of conf... More »

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The diameter of Jupiter at the equator is 88,846 miles, and its diameter at the poles is 83,082 miles. The difference in measurement is due to the rapid spinning of the planet, which completes one rotation in about 9 hou... More »

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