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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)

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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Tarot roundup: manga, Greek gods, Alice, and TV

The Wild Hunt - 17 Jun 2018
Some of the art is well known: Botticelli's The Birth of Venus, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres's Jupiter et Thetis, John Singer Sargent's Hercules. Chester-Lambert pairs the mythological figures with an array of emotions, psychological states and concepts.
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Looking up at the Night Sky

The Daily Herald (press release) - 10 Jun 2018
And Spica is the slightly less bright star just slightly “above and to the right” of Jupiter. FYI: Spica is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo. ...
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Looking Up: Will Work For Helium

KRCC - 04 Jun 2018
We have been speaking to this subject during my tenure on “Looking Up”, but have never actually defined it. Archaeoastronomy is the study of astronomical practices, celestial lore, mythologies, religions and world-views of ancient cultures. In many ...
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NASA astronaut names Viking Orion at ceremony in Italy

Cruise and Ferry - 18 Jun 2018
Guests were then treated to a high-tech show and musical concert that celebrated Nordic mythology. British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes was the narrator for the event, introducing musical performances from Italian tenor Antonio Corianò, Norwegian ...
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An Exquisite Venus–Jupiter Conjunction

Sky & Telescope - 08 Nov 2017
If it weren't for Venus spinning up the scene, most of us would give Jupiter another week or two to extricate itself from the solar glare before attempting an observation. That's why it's important to pick a place with a good view to the east to view ...
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Juno spacecraft completes 10th science orbit of Jupiter

Xinhua - 11 Feb 2018
10 (Xinhua) -- U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that its Juno spacecraft accomplished a close flyby over Jupiter's churning atmosphere this week, successfully completing its 10th science orbit. The closest ...
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What's Jupiter Hiding?

GotScience.org - 22 Feb 2018
The Juno spacecraft currently orbiting Jupiter is appropriately named. In Roman mythology, Jupiter created a veil of clouds to hide his escapades with Io from his wife, Juno, but Juno was able to peer through the clouds and foil his plan. The Juno ...
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Kids Commute - Greek & Roman Mythology Week! Wednesday

Interlochen - 01 Nov 2017
Welcome to Day Three of Greek & Roman Mythology Week on IPR's Kids Commute - classical music for kids! Today - Jupiter (Zeus) and Pluto both have crushes on Eurydice. In French composer Jacques Offenbach's comic opera, ORPHEUS IN THE ...
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Father and son: Saturn and Jupiter in the northern sky

The Conversation AU - 17 Aug 2017
Saturn, according to Roman mythology, is Jupiter's father. Being the elder, it is the slowest and most distant planet that can be seen with the naked eye. Saturn takes 29 years to orbit the Sun, which is as long as the average lifespan back in Roman times.

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