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Jupiter

Jupiter

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. (Science: 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 5.2028 from the sun, the earth's mean distance being taken as unity. Jupiter's beard.

(Science: botany) The common mullein; so called from its long, rigid spike of yellow blossoms.

Origin: L, fr. Jovis pater. See jove.


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Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

If you remer when the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit jupiter they resulted in at least 4 explosions on the "surface" of jupiter. THe oters answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in ...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
 
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Whilst Jupiter is made of gas it is not a cloud as we think of them! It's atmosphere is mostly hydrogen, but there is such pressure exerted on it that as you descend towards the core it will form a liquid, and eventually even ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:38 am
 
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Jupiter's atmosphere is made up of a lot of hydrogen, but because it's so massive the pressure exerted on this hydrogen will make it turn into a liquid, and eventually even a metallic layer towards the core. The Galileo spacecraft ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:35 am
 
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

I'm just curious seeing as Jupiter has no solid surface

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by OlliWoods
Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:59 pm
 
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... - to the giant planets, which gradually adsorbed. Venus has an obvious deficiency of hydrogen, so there is nothing to do water ocean! But on Jupiter's moon - Europe - more water than all the oceans of the Earth! I don’t necessarily disagree with you, as you seem to be making the same point ...

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Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:45 am
 
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