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Jupiter's famous red spot Jupiter
This gassy giant, our Solar System's biggest planet, is whipped by storms that have lasted for centuries, like the famous red spot.
  • 142,984 km wide
  • 778.3 million km from the Sun
  • Temperature - minus 123 degrees Celsius on surface, 20,000 degrees Celsius at core
  • Its year is 4,332.6 Earth days
  • Its day is 10 hours 40 minutes
  • It is mostly hydrogen and helium
  • It has a core of iron and rock
  • It has over 38 moons!

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