Jupiter's mass is almost 2.5 times that of all the other planets combined
Jupiter was the first of three supreme deities, along with Juno and Minerva.
Jupiter is gradually slowing down due to the tidal drag produced by its satellites
Big enough to hold two Earths
And also the largest planet in our solar system
Named after the priestess of the Greek goddess Hera
Saturn is the second largest planet. Uranus is third and Neptune is fourth.
Jupiter diameter 142,984 km
The weight is determined by your mass and the mass of the planet on which you're standing
Three actually - Ganymede (5262 km diameter), Io (3630 km diameter) and Europa (3138km diameter). Pluto's diameter = 2300 km. Ganymede is also larger than the planet Mercury. Jupiter, Earth and Neptune also have moons larger than Pluto.
Ganymede's diameter 5262 km - Mercury's diameter 4880 km.
Discovered by Galileo but named by astronomer Simon Marius after the mythological cup-bearer to the gods and Zeus' lover.
From the television show "Lost In Space".
1969, The Fifth Dimension
1618, oil on wood; National Gallery, London
484 million miles. Perihelion: 741 million km; aphelion: 817 million km.