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Saturn vs. Jupiter

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Saturnnoun

The Southeast Asian butterfly Zeuxidia amethystus, family Nymphalidae.

Jupiternoun

A class of planets that are similar in mass to Jupiter.

Saturnnoun

One of the elder and principal deities, the son of Cœlus and Terra (Heaven and Earth), and the father of Jupiter. The corresponding Greek divinity was Kro`nos, later CHro`nos, Time.

Jupiternoun

The supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus.

Saturnnoun

One of the planets of the solar system, next in magnitude to Jupiter, but more remote from the sun. Its diameter is seventy thousand miles, its mean distance from the sun nearly eight hundred and eighty millions of miles, and its year, or periodical revolution round the sun, nearly twenty-nine years and a half. It is surrounded by a remarkable system of rings, and has eight satellites.

Jupiternoun

One of the planets, being the fifth from the sun, the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them all, its mean radius being about 43,345 miles (69,758 kilometers), almost exactly one-tenth that of the sun. It revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance of 5.2025 from the sun (778,140,000 km), the earth's mean distance (the astronomical unit) being taken as unity. It has a mass of 1.901 x 1027 kg, about one-thousandth that of the sun, and more than the remainder of the planets combined. It has an average solar day equal to 9.842 earth hours. The rapid revolution causes a noticeable flattening at the poles; the diameter at the equator is 71,370 km, and at the poles 66,644 km.

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Saturnnoun

The metal lead.

Jupiternoun

the largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites

Saturnnoun

a giant planet which is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; 6th planet from the sun

Jupiternoun

(Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus

Saturnnoun

(Roman mythology) god of agriculture and vegetation; counterpart of Greek Cronus;

‘Saturday is Saturn's Day’;

Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. It is a gas giant with a mass more than two and a half times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined, but slightly less than one-thousandth the mass of the Sun.

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Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. It is a gas giant with an average radius of about nine and a half times that of Earth.

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