The giant red spot on Jupiter is a 400-year-old storm raging in the atmosphere of Jupiter's southern hemisphere. Known as the Great Red Spot, the storm rotates counter-clockwise and is more than three times the size of E... More »

Jupiter has a dry, thick atmosphere; high-speed winds, turbulence and long-lasting storms are common. The weather on Jupiter is much different from that found on a rocky planet such as the Earth. More »

Jupiter’s surface gravity is 2.4 times that of the Earth’s gravity. The gravity on Jupiter is greater due to its composition of mainly gases. A man who weighs 200 pounds on Earth would weigh 480 pounds on Jupiter. More »

Jupiter has a dry, thick atmosphere; high-speed winds, turbulence and long-lasting storms are common. The weather on Jupiter is much different from that found on a rocky planet such as the Earth. More »

Jupiter has an atmosphere that is made up of mainly hydrogen and helium gases, with thick clouds and high winds. Jupiter's hydrogen and helium gases are the same type of gases found on the sun. More »

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A human couldn't survive on Jupiter due to extreme weather and temperatures, high radiation, lack of a breathable atmosphere and lack of a solid surface. The heavy pressure of the atmosphere would also be dangerous to hu... More »

Jupiter has an extremely thick atmosphere, and light from the sun penetrates only a short distance into it, which means that the majority of Jupiter looks like nothing but total blackness. Jupiter also receives very litt... More »