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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

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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Whether I have made opening?

... planetary orbits. But this cleanly casual concurrence can? I have checked up other variants and have found similar cases. If between orbits of the Jupiter and the Venus an asteroid is flying then through everyone 7 turns it come nearer to the Jupiter again (through 3 turns of the Jupiter). It is ...

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Bible vs Darwin

... twenty-four hours on Earth, but not in other parts of the universe. On Venus, a day is approximately three months; on Mars, twenty-five hours; on Jupiter, only twelve. All these places were created by God, Who exists in Heaven. How long is a day in Heaven? The Bible tells us that a day and a thousand ...

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