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Jupiter

(largest planet in the solar system)

Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. Characteristics:

Its moons include Callisto, Europa, Ganymede, and Io (the four known as the Galilean Moons).

Past and planned space missions to Jupiter include: Voyager, Galileo, Juno, JUICE, and Europa Clipper.

The name Jupiter is also used to indicate a Jupiter-like extra-solar planet, often qualified, e.g., hot Jupiter.


(planet,solar system)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~04.2AU~0lynearestJupiter
~06.2AU~0lyfurthestJupiter

Referenced by:
asteroid
asteroid belt
astronomical quantities
astronomical unit (AU)
brown dwarf (BD)
Callisto
centaur
comet
corotation resonance (CR)
equilibrium temperature (Teq)
escape velocity (Ve)
Europa
Europa Clipper
extra-solar planet
51 Pegasi b (51 Peg b)
Galileo
Ganymede
gas giant
gas planet
giant planet
gravity sounding
Hadley cell
helium rain
hot Jupiter (HJ)
inflated radii
Io
J2
JUICE
Juno
Kelvin waves
Kelvin-Helmholtz instability (KHI)
Kirkwood gap
late heavy bombardment (LHB)
liquid planet
Lorentz force
magnetic field
magnitude
metal
mixing ratio
moon
solar mass (MSun)
obliquity
opposition
orbital resonance
orbital speed
planet
planet type
Pluto
polar cyclone
precession
pulsar timing array (PTA)
radio source (RS)
Scholz's Star
shepherd moon
snow line
SpeX
stellar flare
superrotating wind
Taylor-Proudman theorem
tidal heating
Titius-Bode law
transit
vortex
Voyager
zone

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