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What is another name for Jupiter?

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Other names for Jupiter include Jove, Caelestis, Totans, Lucetius and Fulgurator. In the Greek pantheon, Jupiter is referred to as Zeus. The Jupiter celestial system is referred to as the Jovian System. All of the satellites of Jupiter are named for the lovers and children of Jupiter/Zeus.

Jove is the English name for Jupiter. Caelestis, Totans, Lucetius and Fulgurator are all titles of Jupiter. Caelestis means heavenly. Totans refers to Jupiter's thunder abilities. Lucetius means of the light. Fulgurator refers to Jupiter's power to command lightning. As the top god in the Roman pantheon, Jupiter is also known as dies pater, which means shining father.


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