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Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and is the largest one in the solar system It contains more matter than all of the other planets combined and has 28 satellites eight of which are named moons Jupiters size is more than 11 times that of the Earth and about one tenth that of the sun Seen in the night sky from Earth Jupiter is the second brightest planet after Venus One year on Jupiter equals about twelve years on Earth Disturbance in Jupiters magnetic field produces powerful radio waves making Jupiter the nosiest planet in the solar system Jupiters rings discovered by Voyager I in 1979 are very faint and are totally invisible from the Earth The atmosphere is very deep covering almost the whole planet and is kind of like the Sun It is composed mainly of hydrogen and helium with small amounts of methane ammonia water vapor and other compounds Colorful circular bands fantastic clouds and storms demonstrate Jupiters dynamic weather systems The cloud patterns change within hours or days The Great Red Spot is a complex storm moving in a counter-clockwise direction At the outer edge material appears to rotate in four to six days near the center motions are small and move in many different directions A collection of other smaller storms and eddies can be found throughout the banded clouds Auroral emissions similar to Earths northern lights were observed in the polar regions of Jupiter The auroral emissions appear to be related to material from Io that spirals along magnetic field lines and falls into Jupiters atmosphere Cloud-top lightning bolts similar to super bolts in Earths high atmosphere were also observed Unknown to most people Jupiter actually helps sustain life on Earth One of the ways it helps life is that it blocks many of the asteroids and meteors that would otherwise collide with Earth ending life almost instantly Also Jupiter has a
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