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15 Reasons Jupiter Should Be Your Favorite Planet

It's the King of planets.

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1. It protects us from dangerous meteors and other cosmic debris.

Jupiter's gravitational pull is so massive that it sucks in a bunch of these things so that they don't get a chance to hit Earth. Think of it as a vacuum cleaner that vacuums up harmful little lego pieces so you don't have to step on them. One such instance of Jupiter going to bat for Earth happened last year and was caught on video.

13. Jupiter has a sound.

View this video on YouTube

Sometimes you can hear the noises on AM radio. NASA has their own stream for Jupiter noises.

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