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U+2643, ♃
JUPITER

[U+2642]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+2644]

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

The Greek letter Zeta with an abbreviation stroke, for Ζεύς (Zeús), the Greek equivalent to the Roman god Jupiter.[1]

SymbolEdit

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Jupiter
  2. (alchemy) tin (archaic)
  3. (botany) herbaceous perennial plant (obsolete; the orbital period of Jupiter is 12 years)
  4. Thursday (rare)

Derived termsEdit

  1. M Jovian mass (as a unit of measurement; more commonly MJ)
  2. R Jovian radius

Related termsEdit

Planetary symbols
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jones, Alexander (1999) Astronomical Papyri from Oxyrhynchus, →ISBN, pages 62–63