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 t ...
is a planet in the Solar System, named after
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 t ...
, the chief god in Roman mythology. Jupiter may also refer to:


* Jupiter Fund Management, a British fund management company * Jupiter Airlines, based in the United Arab Emirates * Jupiter (company), a Japanese game and hardware development studio * Jupiter Entertainment, an American television production company * Jupiter Band Instruments, a brand of woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments * Jupiter Hotel (Portland, Oregon), in the United States *Jupiter Discount Stores, a former brand designation of Kmart for old S.S. Kresge stores

Fictional characters

Sailor Jupiter , better known as , is a fictional character in the ''Sailor Moon'' manga series created by Naoko Takeuchi. Makoto is her sailor form's alternative human identity as part of the Sailor Soldiers, female supernatural fighters who protect the Solar ...
or Makoto Kino, character in ''Sailor Moon'' * Commander Jupiter, character in ''Pokémon Diamond'', ''Pearl'', and ''Platinum'' *'' Johnny Jupiter'', title character in early American television program produced by two works *Jupiter Jones: **from ''
Three Investigators The Three Investigators is an American juvenile detective book series first published as "''Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators''". It was created by Robert Arthur Jr., who believed involving a famous person such as movie director Alfr ...
'' juvenile detective book series **from 2015 science-fiction film '' Jupiter Ascending''


* HMS ''Jupiter'', six ships of the British Royal Navy * USS ''Jupiter'', two ships of the United States Navy * French ship ''Jupiter'' (1789) * French ship ''Jupiter'' (1831) * Jupiter class minelayer, a four-ship class of Spanish mine layers which saw action in the Spanish Civil War * Operation Jupiter (disambiguation), military operations * Bristol Jupiter Fighter, an unsuccessful British biplane introduced in 1924 * PGM-19 Jupiter, a U.S. Air Force medium-range ballistic missile, produced from 1956 to 1961 * Jupiter Aerobatic Team, the Indonesian Air Force aerobatic display team



* Jupiter Stradivarius, a violin * Jupiter, ex-Goding Stradivarius, a violin * Roland Jupiter (disambiguation), various analog music synthesizers


* Jupiter (band), a Japanese power metal band


*"Jupiter" or Symphony No. 41, a symphony by Mozart *"Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity", the fourth movement in ''
The Planets ''The Planets'', Opus number, Op. 32, is a seven-Movement (music), movement orchestral Suite (music), suite by the English composer Gustav Holst, written between 1914 and 1917. In the last movement the orchestra is joined by a wordless female ...
'', Gustav Holst's orchestral suite


* ''Jupiter'' (Atheist album) * ''Jupiter'' (Cave In album) * ''Jupiter'' (Bump of Chicken album)


* "Jupiter" (hymn) or "I Vow to Thee, My Country", a British patriotic song and Anglican hymn * "Jupiter" (Swallow the Moon), a song by Jewel from ''Spirit'' * "Jupiter" (Earth, Wind & Fire song) * "Jupiter" (Buck-Tick song) *"Jupiter", from the album ''
Transistor upright=1.4, gate (G), body (B), source (S) and drain (D) terminals. The gate is separated from the body by an insulating layer (pink). A transistor is a semiconductor device used to Electronic amplifier, amplify or electronic switch, switch ...
'' by 311 *"Jupiter", by
Ayaka Hirahara is a Japanese pop singer. She was affiliated with the Dreamusic label until 2013 when she moved to Universal Music Japan. Biography Hirahara comes from a musical family; her father, Makoto Hirahara, is a saxophone player, her grandfather, T ...
*"Jupiter", by Minako Honda from ''Ave Maria'' *"Jupiter", from the album '' Freaked Out and Small'' by The Presidents of the United States of America *"Jupiter", from the album ''
Planetarium A planetarium ( planetariums or ''planetaria'') is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation. A dominant feature of most planetarium ...
'' by Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister


*"Jupiter", a track on the album ''
Interstellar Space Outer space, commonly shortened to space, is the expanse that exists beyond Earth and its atmosphere and between celestial bodies. Outer space is not completely empty—it is a near-perfect vacuum containing a low density of particles, pred ...
'' by John Coltrane *''Jupiter'', disc 1 of ''Stadium Arcadium'' by the Red Hot Chili Peppers


* Jupiter Apple (1968–2015), Brazilian singer * Jupiter Ghosh (born 1989), Bangladeshi cricketer * Jupiter Hammon (1711–before 1806), poet and first African-American writer to be published in the present-day United States * Jupiter Yves Ngangue (born 1980), Cameroonian former footballer


United States

* Jupiter, California, an unincorporated community * Jupiter, Florida, a town * Jupiter Island, a barrier island in Florida * Jupiter, North Carolina, an unincorporated community * Jupiter Township, Kittson County, Minnesota


* Jupiter, Romania, a summer resort on the Black Sea * Jupiter Glacier, Alexander Island, Antarctica * Jupiter Formation, a geologic formation in Quebec, Canada * Jupiter River, a river in Anticosti Island, Quebec, Canada * Jupiter Reef, a supposed, likely "phantom", reef in the South Pacific Ocean

Science and technology

* Windows UI Library, code name "Jupiter" supports XAML controls for Windows Runtime * Jupiter JVM, the Java virtual machine *Jupiter, the first stable version of the elementary OS Linux distribution * Jupiter project, a DEC project for a PDP-10 replacement *
JUPITER trial The JUPITER trial (Justification for the Use of Statins in Primary Prevention: An Intervention Trial Evaluating Rosuvastatin trial) was a clinical trial aimed at evaluating whether statins reduce heart attacks and strokes in people with normal chole ...
, a clinical trial investigating rosuvastatin * Jupiter (lens), a series of Soviet camera lenses *'' Polyura jupiter'', a butterfly of the family Nymphalidae *'' Syntypistis jupiter'', a species of moth of the family Notodontidae

Space and rocketry

*Rockets: ** Jupiter-C, for sounding ** Jupiter-A * Jupiter (rocket family), a proposed family of space shuttle-derived launch vehicles * Jupiter (spacecraft), a proposed space tug being developed by Lockheed Martin * Mercury-Jupiter, the Jupiter variant of the Project Mercury rockets

Science fiction

* ''Jupiter'' (novel), a 2000 novel by Ben Bova * ''Jupiter'' (magazine), edited by Ian Redman * Jupiter Award (science fiction award) for writing (presented infrequently from 1974 to 1978) *''Jupiter 2'', a spaceship in the television series '' Lost in Space''


*, various ships * MS ''Jupiter'', a cruiseferry * ''Jupiter'' (tugboat), preserved in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania * ''Jupiter'' (locomotive), a steam-powered locomotive *
Jowett Jupiter The Jowett Jupiter is a British sports car which was produced by Jowett Cars Ltd of Idle, near Bradford. Following the launch of the all new Jowett Javelinunder the name Javelin Jupiter. (Javelin Jupiter. Spectacular Win at Le Mans. ''The T ...
, a sports car * Moynet Jupiter, unsuccessful executive airplane model, introduced 1963 * Bristol Jupiter, a British radial aeroplane engine, developed during First World War * Júpiter (Mexico City Metrobús), a BRT station in Mexico City * TVS Jupiter, a scooter manufactured by TVS Motor Company

Other uses

* CE Júpiter, a Spanish football club based in Barcelona * Jupiter (ice hockey team), a defunct team that was based in Kharkiv, Ukraine * Jupiter (roller coaster), a wooden roller coaster in Beppu, Ōita, Japan * Jupiter (apple), an apple cultivar * Jupiter grape, an interspecific seedless Muscat grape * Jupiter (given name) * Jupiter Community High School, Jupiter, Florida * Jupiter Christian School, Jupiter, Florida *
Jupiter field 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 th ...
, a natural gas and oil field in the Atlantic Ocean off Brazil *
GSP Jupiter ''GSP Jupiter'' is a semi-submersible, jackup independent leg cantilever drilling rig operated by GSP Drilling, a Grup Servicii Petroliere subsidiary, and currently laid up in the port of Limassol. Description ''GSP Jupiter'' drilling rig was d ...
, a drilling rig in the Black Sea *Jupiter, an award presented at the L'International des Feux Loto-Québec fireworks festival * Winter Storm Jupiter, a 2017 U.S. storm

See also

* Jupiter Amphitheatre, a valley in Victoria Land, Antarctica * Jupiter and Lake Worth Railway in Florida *
Project Jupyter Project Jupyter () is a project with goals to develop open-source software, open standards, and services for interactive computing across multiple programming languages. It was spun off from IPython in 2014 by Fernando Pérez and Brian Granger ...
, nonprofit computing organization * Jupiters, a Pakistani music band *Jupiters Hotel & Casino (of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; now rebranded as
The Star Gold Coast The Star Gold Coast (formerly Jupiters Hotel and Casino) is a casino and hotel located in the suburb of Broadbeach on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The casino, which was Queensland's first, is situated next to the Nerang River and ...
) *Jupiters Limited, Australian gambling company that merged with Tabcorp * Jupiler, a Belgian beer * * {{Disambiguation, geo