In what ways is Jupiter similar/different to Earth?

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Jupiter is a gas giant where as Earth is a terrestrial planet.


Average density of Earth is about 5.5 gm/cm cube where as that of Jupiter is only 1.3 Gm/cm cube..Earth is mostly rock where as the Jupiter is mostly hydrogen.
Jupiter is 1300 times volume of Earth,
Jupiter have 67 satellites where as Earth have only one we call moon.
Earth rotates in 23 hours 56 minutes where as Jupiter rotates in 9.9 hours.