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From: Billy Brown (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 09:35:04 MDT wrote:
> On a website dealing with Jupiter
> it is written.
> Jupiter is just about as large in diameter as a gas planet can
> be. If more material were to be added, it would be compressed by gravity
> that the overall radius would increase only slightly.
> This is logical on the face of it...i suppose....but haven't we recently
> told about "superjovians" that orbit other stars?

Superjovian in mass, not diameter. Actually, since all we can detect right
now is their mass, we have no idea about their size.

Billy Brown

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