What are the purposes of each of the Gods in Greek and Roman mythology? Zeus and Jupiter are mythological Gods in Greek and Roman mythology. They are believed to be the same Gods in two different religions. It seems to be that Zeus and Jupiter are the most influential Gods of each. Is Jupiter only the Roman equivalent to the Greek God Zeus or is there any difference between the two? There seem to be plenty of similarities as well as some differences between the two of these Gods.
Some of the rings are visible and some of them are not. All four of our solar system’s gas giants have rings, but the reason Saturn stands out from the other planets is because you can actually see its rings unlike the others who have faded rings. The rings may be large in size, but Saturn’s rings are only less that 1 kilometer thick. Not only does Saturn have very thin rings, but Saturn also has a handful of rings. Although it might seem that Saturn has just one enormous ring, it has several rings that are placed, not combined, into groups to make them look like one giant ring. Some of these groups are visible, but there are a numerous amount that are not. The groups that aren’t visible are instead of away from Saturn. If you look at a picture of Saturn’s rings you can see that the more the rings go towards the planet, the less visible they become. Some of these groups have gaps in between each other, such as ring A which is the ring that is farthest away from Saturn and ring B which is closest to ring A. The gap between these two rings is the most visible of all the gaps in between Saturn’s rings due to how immense it is compared to other gaps. This gap between A and B is called the Cassini Division since the man who discovered this gap was Giovanni Domenico Cassini. Also, the smaller gap on the outside of ring A is the Eneke Division. These gaps are useful for astronomers so their
Jupiter Research Jupiter is the fifth and largest planet in our solar system. This gas giant has a thick atmosphere, 17 moons, and a dark, barely-visible ring. Its most prominent features are bands across its latitudes and a great red spot,
In the book “Orbiting Jupiter” by Gary D. Schmidt, there are many literary elements that are displayed throughout the book. The main character, Joseph, is a very quiet, and an independent character. He also keeps to himself and in extremely personal. Additionally, he does not show a lot emotions towards
Did you know that there is a planet in our own solar system that can fit over 1,300 Earths inside of itself? Well this planet is Jupiter, it's the fifth planet from the sun and the largest by far. There are a lot of interesting things about this mysterious planet,
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. Fittingly, it was named after the king of the gods in Roman mythology. The distance from the Sun to Jupiter is approximately 779 million km, or 484 million miles. The exact number is 778,547,200 km. The most obvious features on Jupiter are the alternating bands of white and colored clouds, zones and belts. Analysis of data at many wavelengths shows that the white regions have higher thicker, clouds than the redder regions.
Being a large planet, Uranus' mass is the equivalent of 15 Earths and has a radius of 51,118 Kilometers. Uranus also has 13 rings made up of a frozen waterline material and dust. The planet’s rings are darker than Saturn's rings and have larger rocks within them. They are about 38,000 Kilometers away from the planet's core. The rings are tilted as well.
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Saturn, along with the other gas giants’ rings are made up of mostly ice and large pieces of rock surrounded by an icy coating. Saturn’s ring system contains billions of ring particles that range in size from dust - size, icy grains to few even as large as mountains. Two of Saturn's tiny moons orbit in the gaps of Saturn's rings. The gaps they orbit inside of are known as Encke and Keeler gaps. These two moons make up the total of fifty - three moons that NASA has discovered and
In July scientists discovered that Juno had made it to Jupiter. The spacecraft was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on august 5, five years ago. In those five years, it has traveled 1.8 billion miles to Jupiter. Currently Juno is in orbit around the
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and by far the largest mass object in the solar system of all the other planets. Jupiter is twice the size of all the other planets combined. It is as 318 times the sizes of earth. The distance that Jupiter orbits the sun is 778,330,000 km (Gallant pp154). The diameter is 142,984 km and the mass that it has is 1.900e27 kg. Jupiter is the fourth brightest object in the sky after the Sun, the Moon and Venus. Mars is some times brighter. Galileo discovered Jupiter in 1610(Gallant); another interesting fact is that Jupiter has 4 large moons. Which are known as the Galilean moons. They were named Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. The first mission that went to Jupiter was Pioneer 10 in 1973 and
W.G. Sebald’s novel The Rings of Saturn explores the relationship between toleration and persecution through a first person narrative. The novel is preoccupied with loss and the ways we have tried to come to terms with mortality. It is a meditation on the destructive nature of history, the human lives affected, and the restorative power of art. However, his work is not simply a record of these human-induced catastrophes, but also attempts to fashion new representational tools for the purpose of acknowledging and coming to terms with the realities of modern human history. Sebald’s critcism tends to focus on the biographical and psychological backgrounds of the writers he mentions. He draws heavily on the canon of twentieth-century Marxist thought, including works from Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer. His complex thesis draws specifically on their work The Dialectic of Enlightenment. The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement that spread through Europe during the eighteenth century, which involved a radical change in the way that philosophers and others understood the role of reason. It valued independent thought and promoted reason to a higher status and for some came to replace faith. Intrinsic in Sebald’s work is the idea that the Enlightenment project was programmed by violent distrusts of the non-identical and a coercive desire to eliminate otherness. Specifically, Sebald draws on Horkheimer and Adorno’s critique of civilization articulated in The Dialectic of the
The knowledge of what the inner core is made up is still and will remain unknown until we can create a satellite that can make into the atmosphere of Jupiter and the other gas planets. Jupiter's atmosphere was also found to be quite turbulent. It is also know that Jupiter spins faster than any other planet. This indicates that Jupiter's winds are driven in large part by its internal heat rather than from solar input as on Earth. The vivid colors seen in Jupiter's clouds are probably the result of subtle chemical reactions of the trace elements in Jupiter's atmosphere, perhaps involving sulfur whose compounds take on a wide variety of colors, but the details are unknown. The colors correlate with the cloud's altitude: blue lowest, followed by browns and whites, with reds highest. Sometimes we see the lower layers through holes in the upper ones. Then we have the Great Red Spot that everyone can identify as Jupiter. This reddish color of the “Great Red Spot” is a puzzle to scientist, but several chemicals, including phosphorus, have been proposed as a reason. In fact, the color and mechanisms driving the appearance of the entire atmosphere are still not well understood. This spot has been seen by Earthly observers for more than 300 years. Robert Hooke discovered it in the 17th century. The GRS is an oval about 12,000 by 25,000 km, big enough to hold two Earths. Another interesting feature about Jupiter is that it
In 1979, Voyager 1 discovered Jupiter’s ring system. Jupiter has three rings. Galileo spacecraft suggested that these rings are formed when meteoroids hit Jupiter’s tiny closest moons.
The term planet is originated from the ancient Greek word planetes which translates to wanderer. This is a fitting characterisation as the planets in our Solar System and others “wander” or orbit around central point - a star. A planet is a celestial body which moves in an elliptical orbit around a star. Our Solar System which is located in the outer arms of the spiral galaxy, the Milky Way, has a unique and diverse composition. The Solar System consists of our star, the Sun, eight planets, and the dwarf planet, Pluto. The diverseness of our solar system is constituted to the planets and their structure. The planets are classified as either terrestrial or Jovian planets, however, these classifications do not apply to Pluto as it is neither. terrestrial planets are the four planets located closest to the Sun. The root cause for Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars to be categorized as terrestrial planets, is that they are all similar in composition. Due to the rest of the planets being Earth-like, they gained their name from the Latin word terra meaning land or Earth. The Jovian planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the four planets furthest from the Sun. The three most outer planets are categorized as Jovian planets due to their Jupiter-like composition. In contrast to the terrestrial planets, the Jovian planets differ greatly in general structure, size and density due to their elemental composition.