Internal Heat

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Atmosphere Of Jupiter - Dynamics - Internal Heat
... As has been known since 1966, Jupiter radiates much more heat than it receives from the Sun ... The internal heat flux from Jupiter is 5.44 ± 0.43 W/m2, whereas the total emitted power is 335 ± 26 petawatts ... This excess heat is mainly the primordial heat from the early phases of Jupiter's formation, but may result in part from the precipitation of helium into ...
Internal Heating
... Internal heat is the heat source from the interior of celestial objects, such as planets, brown dwarfs, and stars, caused by gravity, nuclear fission and decaying radioactive materials ... The amount of internal heating depends on mass the more massive the object, the more internal heat it has ... The internal heating keeps celestial objects warm and active ...

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