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noun as in solar system


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NASA has already shifted one major mission from SLS — recently it announced that a commercial rocket, and not SLS, as Congress had mandated for years, would launch the Europa Clipper spacecraft that would study Jupiter’s moon.

The third one is “very fluffy,” Leleu says, with a density like Jupiter’s, but in a much smaller planet.

Calculations hint that a massive, icy planet could have tussled with Jupiter and lost.

Since the conjunction, Jupiter and Saturn slowly appear to go their separate ways, from our earthly point of view, and Mercury — the planet closest to the sun — arrives to join them soon after sunset.

Meanwhile, a team of astronauts aboard the spaceship Aether is set to return to Earth after a mission to Jupiter.

Lakes on Titan are full of methane, and the chemical is a major component of the giant planets Jupiter, Neptune, and so forth.

The Asteroid Belt in the Solar System has many such gaps, created by the gravity of the Sun and Jupiter.

By contrast, the interior of big planets like Jupiter still hold some mysteries, such as whether they have rocky cores.

When Jupiter went public in 1998, Harris was worth something like $80 million.

Jupiter and its cousins, by contrast, are mostly made of hydrogen and hydrogen compounds.

Some say that Callisthenes was crucified by order of Alexander for not having acknowledged him to be the son of Jupiter.

Gentle at first, gathering volume as it proceeded, and finally bursting into the fury of a Jupiter-Tonans.

At l. 568 of the same book begins the story of the love of Jupiter for Io.

Jupiter is mentioned in Ovid's Metamorphoses immediately after the description of the golden, silver, brazen, and iron ages.

Jupiter appears not to have passed its primary period; the Moon has perhaps no longer any inhabitants.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Jupiter, such as: the earth, copernican system, heliocentric system, mars, mercury, and neptune.

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