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At what point above Jupiter is the gravity Earth-like?

Jupiter's gravity can never be fully Earth-like. We can compute a height at which the acceleration matches Earth, but the associated tidal force would be less. Above a massive spherical body the ...
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At what point above Jupiter is the gravity Earth-like?

According to Newton, the gravitational acceleration of a spherical body is given by $$a = \frac{GM}{r^2}$$ where $GM$ is the standard gravitational parameter and $r$ is the radial distance from the ...
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Temperature of a gas giant 23 AU from Fomalhaut

The mass ranges of stars and planets are separated by the mass range of a third type of objects, brown dwarfs. Brown Dwarfs have a mass range from about 13 Jupiter masses (or about 4,131.4 Earth ...
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Temperature of a gas giant 23 AU from Fomalhaut

At this distance, radiation from the star is irrelevant to set the planetary temperature. Effectively, you are having a Brown Dwarf, fusing deuterium and at the age of Formalhaut (440 Myrs) still ...

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