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Jupiter - Zeus in Greek 
 

Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system, and so he has been the "ruler" of Mount Olympus - fact is, he does magnify every other celestial body he "touches", and it's his most famous part of "personality".

EXPANSION and growth in many ways of life. 

Beside that, he is also about beliefs, fairness, higher learning, foreign countries and cultures, he's of action and "mobilizing" from an optimistic foundation.

His task is not just "earthly" though - it's also about growth of awareness and consciousness. 

Greek Mythology:

Zeus the son of Kronos and Rhea. He did take the "throne" from his father after he had successfully fought against the Titans and others. Together with some of his Siblings and Children (a total of 12) he ruled the Olymp. He was honored with different names, which gave his different attributes way to express - as protection of cities and homes, hospitality, keeping an oath as well as his own oracle. His weapon was the thunder and lightning and his animal the Eagle. His mission to keep "order" in the world but his word was rule - criticism wasn't allowed by neither of the other Gods/Goddesses. 

 

Some Astronomy:

Jupiter is a gas giant with a mass one-thousandth that of the Sun, but 2,5  times that of all the other planets in the Solar System combined. 

Jupiter is the only planet whose barycenter with the Sun lies outside the volume of the Sun, though by only 7% of the Sun's radius.

Jupiter orbits the Sun in a periodicity of 11.86 years. This is ca. two-fifths the orbital period of Saturn, forming a near orbital resonance between the two largest planets in the Solar System.

The elliptical orbit of Jupiter is inclined 1.31° compared to Earth. Because the small eccentricity of its orbit of 0.048, Jupiter's distance from the Sun varies by 75 million km between its nearest approach (perihelion) and furthest distance (aphelion).

The axial tilt of Jupiter is relatively small: only 3.13°. As a result, it does not experience significant seasonal changes, in contrast to, for example, Earth and Mars.

He rotates around his axis every 9 hours and 56 minutes, which marks his length of day. (from Wikipedia)  

Jupiter's orbital points:  (heliocentric 10.01.2024)

Southnode: 15°38' Sagittarius
Northnode: 15°38' Gemini

most South: 15°38' Pisces

most North: 15°38' Virgo


Aphelion:     19°14' Virgo
Perihelion:   19°14' Pisces

NEW pdf - for more info, click the picture...

Header page some Jupiter cycle Geometry pdf.jpg

"Jupiter" blog posts...

Jupiter with some of his moons by Fran Arnet

Crop of the Jupiter-Saturn picture I took at Astropark on 22nd of December 2020

You can see several of his moons ...

Jupiter crop picture by Fran Arnet (20 o

Illustrations of the Jupiter -Earth Cycles Geometry

Earth Jupiter conjunctioGeometry by Fran Arnetn

  The geocentric view including the retrogrades.

Credit to: Nick Anthony Fiorenza (former lunarplanner.com)

Earth-Jupiter-Mandala-blowup by Nick Ant
Earth-Jupiter Dance by Nick Anthony Fior

References and credits:

Nick Anthony Fiorenza - lunar planner.com (website no longer available)

Dane Rudhyar - many publications and books.... available through "Rudhyar Archival Project"... by Astrology University..... by Michael Meyer on Khaldea.com

all charts are created using the free software by Astrodienst.com - choose "extended chart selections".... sidereal Zodiac (Galactic Equator Fiorenza)

Mythology by Wikipedia and Theoi website as well as 

Ian Ridpath's Star Tales  and constellation-guide.com  
                      

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