Who Discovered the Planet Jupiter?

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Since Jupiter can be seen quite easily with the naked eye it has been viewed for centuries. It was first seen through a telescope by Galileo in 1610.
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There is no single person who is credited with the discovery of Jupiter. Jupiter is one of the five planets that can be seen in the night sky without using a telescope or binoculars
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No one knows -- its existence has been known since ancient times. See the link below for more details. Source(s): http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/j…
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Saturn is Jupiter's closest neighbor and is marked by its seven rings. The planet itself is named after the Roman god of agriculture and is the least dense planet in the solar system
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it is approximately 387,000,000 km away.
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Jupiter
The fifth planet from the Sun in the Earth's solar system. Jupiter has been known since prehistoric times.
Diameter: 142,984 kilometers Mass: kilograms
Length of Day: 9.9 hours Length of Year: 4331 days
Mean Temperature: -110°C (-166°F) Number of Moons: 64
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