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Jupiter : the largest of the planets and fifth in order from the sun — Merriam-Webster   See also   OneLook


Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. It is a gas giant with a mass more than two and a half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined, but slightly less than one-thousandth the mass of the Sun. Jupiter was named after the Roman god Jupiter, the king of the gods. It is primarily composed of hydrogen, but helium constitutes one-quarter of its mass and one-tenth of its volume. It probably has a rocky core of heavier elements, but, like the other giant planets in the Solar System, it lacks a well-defined solid surface. The outer atmosphere is divided into a series of latitudinal bands, with turbulence and storms along their interacting boundaries. A prominent result of this is the Great Red Spot, a giant storm which has been observed since at least 1831. — Wikipedia

Jupiter (Encyclopædia Britannica)



Articles about Jupiter (Big Think)




Jupiter Resources (Staci L. Tiedeken, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center)
Jupiter (NASA)
Solar System Exploration: Jupiter (NASA Science)

Jupiter, The Planet with a Solar System of Its Own (Planetary Society)
Jupiter’s Family Secrets (Lunar & Planetary Institute)
Jupiter (National Air and Space Museum)

Jupiter (Eric Weisstein’s World of Astronomy, Wolfram Research)
Jupiter (Wolfram Alpha)
Jupiter Flybys (Wolfram Alpha)




Babylonian astronomers used geometry to track Jupiter (Philip Ball, Nature)


DDC: 523.45 Jupiter (Library Thing)
Subject: Jupiter (Library Thing)

Subject: Jupiter (Open Library)

LCC: QB 661 Jupiter (Library of Congress)
Subject: Jupiter (Library of Congress)

Subject: Jupiter (WorldCat)




All About Jupiter (Space Place, NASA)
Teach with Jupiter (European Space Agency)
Jupiter (Cosmos4Kids)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources



Jupiter Section (British Astronomical Association)


Planet Jupiter (JSTOR)
Jupiter (EurekaAlert, AAAS)
Jupiter (Astronomy Magazine)
Jupiter (Science Daily)
Jupiter (Phys.org)



Jupiter (USA.gov)



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