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Error Measurements[edit]

Many stated parameters are missing error measurements, such as the Mass. Would be helpful to students etc. to provide these (http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?planet_phys_par)

Jovian atmospheric layers[edit]

The main Jupiter article links to the "tropopause" page while the "Atmosphere of Jupiter" article links to the "troposphere", "straosphere", "thermosphere", and "exosphere" articles. These articles are specific to earth. While we do still use these names on Jupiter, the layers are significantly different. Is it appropriate for an article on Jupiter to link to articles that are specific to Earth? Surfnscience (talk) 04:45, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 25 March 2014[edit]

Please change "Orbital period 4332.59" to "Orbital period 4332.59 d" so that the units (days) are clear. 174.16.61.222 (talk) 16:13, 25 March 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done -- Seppi333 (Insert  | Maintained) 22:30, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Diagram[edit]

The diagram, now a "Featured Picture" does not agree with the text. Are there sources that support the diagram, but are different from the text? Is the article wrong? Is the diagram wrong? --(AfadsBad (talk) 12:01, 4 April 2014 (UTC))

The author, Kelvinsong (talk · contribs), might be able to answer your question. Seppi333 (Insert  | Maintained) 06:26, 12 April 2014 (UTC)
Want to like point out where it disagrees with the text...—Love, Kelvinsong talk 20:32, 12 April 2014 (UTC)
For starters, the text says, "The core is often described as rocky, but its detailed composition is unknown, as are the properties of materials at the temperatures and pressures of those depths (see below).... A core may now be entirely absent, because gravitational measurements are not yet precise enough to rule that possibility out entirely.[31][34]" But the diagram clearly shows a "rock and ice core." --(AfadsBad (talk) 21:19, 14 April 2014 (UTC))
Well the sources I found all said something about a rock-ice core (or in some cases, a rocky core surrounded by a shell of ice). See 1, or 2. So i don't really know what to say...—Love, Kelvinsong talk 23:51, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 14 April 2014[edit]

In 5 Orbit and Rotation.. please change the text "the distance from Jupiter and the Sun varies by 75 million km between perihelion and aphelion, or the nearest and most distant points of the planet along the orbital path respectively." text may be changed to "the distance from Jupiter and the Sun varies by 75 million km between perihelion and aphelion, or the greatest and least distant points of the planet along the orbital path respectively." a grammatical error where using the word respectively indicates the order mentioned, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perihelion, the text may also be changed to "the distance from Jupiter and the Sun varies by 75 million km between perihelion and aphelion." ..omitting the conflicting text and simplifying reading flow. Finsaveloy (talk) 12:20, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done The current wording is correct.... Sailsbystars (talk) 12:44, 14 April 2014 (UTC)