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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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Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and has more than double the mass of the other planets in the solar system combined. Being the largest and most massive planet in the solar system isn't Jupiter's only di... 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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Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and has more than double the mass of the other planets in the solar system combined. Being the largest and most massive planet in the solar system isn't Jupiter's only di... More »

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