Jupiter

Fifth planet from the sun, a gas giant or Jovian planet.

Jupiter

[rocket family] 452.2 sec (sea level - vacuum) ==DIRECT proposal== Jupiter was designed to be a high-commonality family of rockets, adapted closely from existing Space Shuttle systems. Each Jupiter launch vehicle would use a `common core stage` consisting of a tank structure based closely on the existing Space Shuttle External Tank with a p...
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The Jupiter was a Spanish mine layer of 2100 tons displacement launched in 1935. The Jupiter was powered by Yarrow boilers providing a top speed of 18.5 knots. She carried a complement of 123 and 264 mines. She was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; two 3 inch anti-aircraft guns; four 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and two depth charge throwers.
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Jupiter

god of the sky, daylight and weather; king of the gods, husband and brother of Juno (Aeneid); associated with Zeus by Romans.
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[n] - (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans 2. [n] - the largest planet and the 5th from the sun
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SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY ORBITAL DATA
Average dist.from Sun (AU) - 5.203
Min. distance from Sun (AU) - 4.952
Max. distance from Sun (AU) - 5.455
Eccentricity of orbit - 0.048
Inclination to ecliptic(°) - 1.31
SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY PERIODS AND MOTIONS
Sidereal period (days or...
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Operational code name for British plan to invade Norway
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Planet Jupiter has the fifth most distant orbit from our star the Sun. It is the largest planet of our solar system, with a diameter which is 11 times that of the Earth. A so-called 'gas giant', most of the planet is made of swirling clouds of toxic gas, with wind speeds up to 450 mph. (For comparison, typical wild winter storms in Shetland which r...
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The largest planet in our solar system.Click on an item to paste into clipboard or use clipboard symbol at end to clipboard all values Equatorial diameter 142984000 mClip Average Density 1330 kgm-3Clip Axial tilt 3.1 degreesClip Rotational period 9.92 hoursClip Average surface temperature -120 °CClip Maximum apparent magnitude -2.8 Clip...
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In Roman mythology, the supreme god reigning on Mount Olympus, identified with the Greek Zeus; son of Saturn and Ops; and husband of Juno, his sister. His titles included Fulgur (thrower of...
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Thomson-CSF long range surveillance radar [FR]
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Ju'pi·ter noun [ Latin , from Jovis pater . See Jove .] 1. (Rom. Myth.) The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus. 2. (Astron.) One of the planets, being the brightest except...
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1. The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus. ... 2. <astronomy> One of the planets, being the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them all, its mean diameter being about 85,000 miles. It revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance of 5.2...
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• (n.) The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus. • (n.) One of the planets, being the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them all, its mean diameter being about 85,000 miles. It revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance of 5.2028 ...
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(from the article `international relations`) ...missiles in exchange for a U.S. pledge never to invade Cuba. The next day a harsher message arrived with a new demand that the United States ... ...SS-6 Sapwood) as well as the first man-made satellite, Sputnik. This prompted the `missile gap` debate in the United States and resu...
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(from the article `Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus`) During the time of this depression Mozart was working on a series of three symphonies, in E-flat Major (K 543), G Minor (K 550), and C Major (the ... ...harmony at the beginning of the recapitulation section. A good example occurs in the first movement of Mozart`s Symphony No. 41 in C Major ...
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the chief ancient Roman and Italian god. Like Zeus, the Greek god with whom he is etymologically identical (root diu, `bright`), Jupiter was a sky ... [6 related articles]
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the most massive planet of the solar system and the fifth in distance from the Sun. It is one of the brightest objects in the night sky; only the ... [32 related articles]
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a unit of mass, now being used in astronomy to express the masses of new planets being discovered in orbit around various stars. It's equal to the mass of the planet Jupiter, estimated to be about 1.899 x 1024 metric tons, or, if you please, 1.899 yottatonnes (Yt). By coincidence, this is approximately 0.001 Sun (0.000 955 Su...
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(rocket) An intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) designed by the United States Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) as a successor to the Redstone. Its development led to America`s first successful space launch vehicle. In late 1955, ABMA was directed to work with the N...
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Jupiter taken by the Cassini spacecraft from 16 million km on Dec. 29, 2000 Contents • Atmosphere • Rotation • Interior • Magnetic field • Other facts • Statistics The largest planet in the Solar System and the fifth in order from the Sun. Jupiter is a ga...
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Jupiter

Jupiter, in Roman religion and mythology, the supreme god, also called Jove. Originally a sky deity associated with rain and agriculture, he developed into the great father god, prime protector of the state, concerned, like the Greek Zeus (with whom he is identified), with all aspects of life. At hi...
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Jupiter (jOO'putur) , in astronomy, 5th planet from the sun and largest planet of the solar system.Sections in this article:IntroductionAstronomical and Physical CharacteristicsIts Moons and Rings
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Jupiter was a Roman god based upon a fusion of the Etruscan god Tinia and the Greek god Zeus. As the supreme deity Jupiter received from the Romans the title of optimus maximus (best greatest), and as the deity presiding over the sky he was considered as the originator of all the changes that took place in the sky. From him accordingly proceeded ra...
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