Jupiter: King of the Planets

Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system and the fifth planet from the sun. The gas giant features beautifully striped cloud layers. a set of dusty thin rings; the famous Great Red Spot; And dozens of assorted satellites.

How did Jupiter get its name?

As the fourth brightest object in the sky on Earth – after him the sunAnd the moon And Venus Jupiter has been known since ancient times. Our modern name for the planet is derived from the king of the Roman gods, Jupiter.