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In which Jupiter notices how he is constrained by Saturn



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This is probably the most elegant and simple way of proportioning the relative mean orbits of the two largest planets. Jupiter is again contemplating his phoenix, looking across the Sun and this time examining Saturn's similar position. The proportion can be defined with 99.8% accuracy by the square root of two - and is graphically shown above as a square. Jupiter rules expansion, Saturn contraction. Between them they govern breath. Jupiter's experience of Ceres (see previous page), Saturn (this page) are, remarkably and coincidentally, characterised by a square. Jupiter is the Roman name for the Greek Zeus.