The planet that spins on its axis at the fastest rate is which one of the following solar system planets?

Options :
  1. Mercury
  2. Earth
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn


Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

The fastest spinning planet in the solar system is Jupiter, taking just under 10 hours to spin once on its axis, rotating at a speed of 28,273 MPH. Since Jupiter is a gaseous planet the poles rotate a bit slower than the equator, Jupiter's day varies from 9 hours and 56 minutes around the poles to 9 hours and 50 minutes close to the equator. The fast spin of Jupiter round its axis creates an equatorial bulge easily seen through an Earth-based amateur telescope.

How do you rate this queston?  Very Easy  Easy  Average  Above Average  Tough

Previous Question : Amravati, Bhavani, hemavati and Kabini are tributaries of which one of the following

Next Question : Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in

Click here for free online test on Geography

Responses


 (Getemail alerts when others member replies)







All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves we must die to one life before we can enter another.
-Anatole France