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Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppit...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
Jupiter, also Jove (Latin: Iūpiter [ˈjuːpɪtɛr] or Iuppiter [ˈjʊppɪtɛr], gen. Iovis [ˈjɔwɪs]), is the god of sky and thunder and king of the gods in Ancient Roman religion and mythology. Jupiter was the chief deity of Roman state religion throughout the Republican and Imperial eras, until Christianity became the dominant religion of the Empire. In Roman mythology, he negotiates with Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome, to establish principles of Roman religion such as offering, or sacrifice
jupiter (mythology)

Moody Planetarium offers 'Astrobreaks' show for stargazers

The Daily Toreador - 15 Oct 2018
Astrobreaks is a new show presented by the Moody Planetarium at the Museum of Texas Tech University and is for anyone interested in learning how to identify and navigate the night sky. Every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, beginning and pro stargazers ...
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The Next Full Moon is the Hunter's Moon

NASA Planetary Science (press release) - 18 Oct 2018
On the evening of the full Moon on October 24, 2018, at about 30 minutes after sunset (around 6:45 PM EDT for the Washington, DC area), the brightest planet visible, Jupiter, will appear in the west-southwest at about 7 degrees above the horizon, with ...
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Starry: Look at planets in night sky while you can

Pacific Daily News - 04 Oct 2018
Jupiter is also nearing the horizon as we circle to the other side of the sun from it and it will vanish from our evening sky next month. We'll also lose something else this month and that's ...
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Possible exomoon reported

Boing Boing (blog) - 04 Oct 2018
Self-consistent photodynamical modeling suggests that the planet is likely several Jupiter masses, while the exomoon has a mass and radius similar to Neptune. Since our inference is dominated by a single but highly precise Hubble epoch, we advocate for ...
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Rings of Saturn, belts of Jupiter

San Diego Reader - 29 Aug 2018
But at least it will be domed, like the vault of the heavens in Greek mythology. Baby steps. The Sky Tonight is a monthly, astronomer-led planetarium show held at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. Shows are held the first Wednesday of each month ...
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Juno's new Jupiter

Cosmos - 24 Jul 2018
In ancient Roman mythology, Jupiter, the king of the gods, had the ability to hide behind a veil of clouds. Only his wife, Juno, could see through. Today another Juno is peering through Jupiter's veil: the NASA spacecraft, launched in 2011, has been ...
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Europa

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog) - 01 Feb 2018
Europa is named for the daughter of Agenor, in ancient Greek mythology. Europa was abducted by Zeus (the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Jupiter), who had taken the shape of a spotless white bull. Europa was so delighted by the gentle beast that she ...
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Guide to the Classics: Virgil's 'Aeneid'

The Epoch Times - 15 Oct 2018
The poem is named after the Trojan hero Aeneas, the son of Venus (Aphrodite in Greek mythology) and Anchises, a Trojan aristocrat. Aeneas leads the survivors from the sack of Troy through the Mediterranean, and ultimately to the site of ...
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Jupiter: king of the planets

Wiarton Echo - 06 Jun 2018
I have often wondered why the early astronomers with no telescopes to see Jupiter close up managed to attach their chief mythological figure to this planet. Zeus and Jupiter are the Greek and Roman names for the same god king, but this planet is one of ...
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Sky Watch: Jupiter is on the night shift

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - 13 May 2018
It's not a star, but rather the big guy of our solar system, the planet Jupiter. The 88,000-mile wide planet, named after the king of the gods in Roman mythology, is not only visible all night long right now, it's also at its closest approach to Earth ...

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