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    Jupiter Facts

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    Jupiter is composed primarily of gaseous and liquid matter. It is the largest of four gas giants as well as the largest planet in the Solar System with a diameter of 142‚984 km at its equator. The density of Jupiter‚ 1.326 g/cm3‚ is the second highest of the gas giant planets. The density is lower than any of the four terrestrial planets. Jupiter’s upper atmosphere is composed of about 88–92% hydrogen and 8–12% helium by percent volume or fraction of gas molecules. Since a helium atom has about

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    Planet and Jupiter

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    It’s amazing to think how Jupiter got its name. The ancient Romans most powerful god‚ was named Jupiter. They believed he ruled the heavens. In one way‚ the planet Jupiter also rules the Solar System. It is bigger than all the other planets combined! Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun. So‚ if you travel to Jupiter‚ you would travel away from the sun. As you get closer to this beautiful planet‚ you will see the planet covered in orange‚ brown‚ and white stripes. These stripes are actually made

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    Jupiter Jupiter‚ the largest planet in our solar system shines brightly in the nighttime sky. Named after the supreme Roman God‚ Jupiter is an appropriate name for a planet of massive size; about eleven times Earth’s diameter; and numerous raging storms. In Roman mythology‚ Jupiter is the God that overthrew his tyrannical father‚ Saturn‚ and quickly took his place as the supreme ruler of the heavens. Many Roman temples were erected in honor of Jupiter‚ the God of storms‚ truth‚ justice and order

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    Jupiter and its Galilean Moons By: Logan Brink Astronomy 101 April 19‚ 2011 The solar system is an intriguing place. There are objects in our solar system that have unfathomable beauty; a few of these beautiful objects being Jupiter and its four Galilean moons. Jupiter is one of the most interesting bodies in the solar system‚ so it makes sense that its four largest moons are equally fascinating. The Galilean moons are some of the most curious bodies in our solar system. From dead worlds to

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    Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. It is twice as large as all the other planets combined. It has 28 known satellites. The earliest discovered moons date back to 1610 and were discovered by Galileo. This is of interest because a future mission to Jupiter is named after this astronomer. Most of the remaining moons were discovered in the 20th century with advancement of technology. Some are discovered using better telescopes and others with missions directed towards Jupiter. Some of

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    \section{Composition of Jupiter} Jupiter is largest planet in our solar system‚ it has got four planet size moons‚ when Galileo discovered Jupiter’s four large moons: Io‚ Europa‚ Ganymede and Callisto‚ now known as the Galilean moons.Jupiter resembles a star in composition. In fact‚ if it had been about eighty times more massive‚ it would have become a star rather than a planet. Jupiter has got a count of total moon of 49. Jupiter unlike wise the Earth does not have a solid surface. In Jupiter‚ clouds made

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    Jupiter Research Paper

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    Jupiter is a gas giant. This means that it has a huge atmosphere‚ a liquid mantle‚ and a liquid / solid core‚ with no definite boundary between the layers. The core of Jupiter is probably composed of liquid rock‚ at a temperature as high as 24‚000 K (43‚000 °F). The core is small relative to the planet‚ about 20% of its radius‚ but it is still fifteen times heavier than the Earth. Next comes a layer of liquid hydrogen that is under the pressure of 10‚000‚000 Earth atmospheres. This changes the

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    Shoemaker: Planet Jupiter

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    Shoemaker is a comet that hit the planet Jupiter in July of 1994. It was discovered by three expert comet detectors‚ Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker‚ and David Levy‚ in 1992. The comet originated its name by its discoverers the “Shoemaker- Levy 9: Comet”. As information came it they started to realize that the comet had been orbiting Jupiter and not the Sun itself. They discovered that the comet might have even been orbiting the planet as late as the year 1966. The impacts ended up being a multi-day

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    The Speed of Light and the Moons of Jupiter Introduction: In this lab we focused on the eclipses of the moon Io of Jupiter. Galileo was the first to discover the four moons of Jupiter and since then astronomers have discovered the orbital periods of them‚ 1.8 days being approximately Io’s. It was also noted that these moons disappeared and reappeared at certain points in their orbit. This was because when the moons were behind Jupiter they were not able to reflect light. In this lab we had

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    Metaphor Drops Of Jupiter

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    Metaphor Criticism Found in Drops of Jupiter By Train. Brianne Keller Bloomsburg University Choose an Artifact The artifact I choose to study is the song performed by Train‚ called Drops of Jupiter. This song has a long list of metaphors‚ both straight forward and hidden within the context. There are many interpretations to the lyrics‚ but nevertheless‚ the metaphors remain. Therefore‚ Metaphor Criticism is the criticism I choose to analyze this artifact. Some background on the song and band;

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