Why is Jupiter called the king of planets?


Why is Jupiter called the king of planets?

Gas Giant:

The solar system is within the Orion arm of the Milky Way Galaxy. There is one sun, billions of stars, and eight planets that orbit the sun. Jupiter is the fifth planet from the sun.

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Jupiter is called the king of the planets because it's named after the king of gods and is the largest planet in the solar system.

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Outer Planets of the Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

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