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Because both planets orbit the sun, the distance varies, since at some times both will be on the same side of the sun, but at other times, on opposite sides.

When Jupiter and Earth are closest, Jupiter is 390,682,810 miles (628,743,036 km) from Earth. The Earth is 93,000,000 miles (149,668,992 km) from the Sun. Jupiter is 483,682,810 miles (778,412,028 km) from the Sun. At our most distant, Jupiter is 576,682,810 miles (928,081,020 km) from the Earth, when the two planets are on opposite sides of the Sun.

Measured in Astronomical Units (AU), the distance between Earth and Jupiter varies from 4.2 AU to 6.2 AU.

An Astronomical Unit is approximately 93,000,000 miles (149,668,992 km), or the mean distance from the Earth to the Sun. Therefore, the distance between the Earth and Jupiter can be anywhere between slightly over four times or six times the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

The calculations are very close, but approximate, and also depend upon the slightly varying mass of the Sun, which has an effect on orbital distances.

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How far is earth from Jupiter?

1st, you need to know how far Jupiter is from the sun. 2nd, you know. Answer: it varies.


How far away from Earth is Jupiter?

Depending on where Jupiter and Earth are in relation to one another as they orbit the sun, Earth is between 588.5x106km and 968.1x106km away from Jupiter.


How much farther from the sun is Jupiter than earth?

Jupiter is about 5 times as far from the sun as Earth.


Is Jupiter have stronger or weaker gravity than earth?

Jupiter's surface gravity is about 2.5 times that of the Earth, caused by Jupiter's far greater mass.


How far is IO Jupiters moon from earth?

Earth and Jupiter orbit the sun at different distances and speeds so the distance from Earth to Jupiter itself varies a lot. On average, the distance of any moon of Jupiter to the Earth is the distance from Earth to Jupiter.


How far are the jovian moons from the earth?

The same as Jupiter's distance from Earth.


How far is Jupiter from the earth's moon?

The distance from Jupiter to the earth's moon varies between 4.2 to 6.2 astronomical units. Jupiter is the fifth planet from the sun while the earth is the third.


Earth is how many days from Jupiter?

At its closest, Jupiter is 588.42 million kilometers from Earth, or 32.7 light minutes. At its furthest, with Jupiter on the far side of the Sun form Earth, Jupiter is 53.8 light minutes away.


How far away is Jupiter from the earth?

fourteen inches


How far away is Jupiter from the earth in years?

4


How far is earth away from Jupiter in mm?

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How far is jupiter from the earth in au?

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Why do 12 earth years equal 1 year on Jupiter?

It is because Earth is near to the Sun and Jupiter is far so when Earth turns 11 turns (years) it will be 1 year in Jupiter...


Why is there more gravity on Jupiter than on Earth?

Gravity is related to mass, or how much of something there is, and Jupiter has a much higher mass than earth, and therefore the gravitational pull of Jupiter is far more than earth.


How far away is Jupiter from earth?

aproximately 5,900,000 miles


Why can't you see Jupiter's rings from earth?

because you are to far.


Is the orbit of Jupiter larger than the orbit of Earth?

Yes, Jupiter is about 5 times as far from the Sun.


Why do you not notice Jupiter's pull of gravity?

Because you are so far away from Jupiter, and so much closer to the Earth.


How far is Jupiter from the earth and the sun?

778 million kms from the sun


Does the Earth have more gravity than Jupiter?

Jupiter, the biggest planet in the solar system, has far more gravity than the Earth. Only the Sun has more gravity than Jupiter in our solar system.


How far is Jupiter from the Moon?

Jupiter has 63 moons orbiting the planet and it takes 10 yearsto orbit the earth once


How far is jupiter from earth in light years?

Jupiter is approximately 588 million kilometers or 365 million miles away in terms of distance and light years from earth.


How far is Jupiter from earth at its farthest?

It is 720 million km from the sun and from the earth 571 million km.


How far is Jupiter from earth and from the sun?

It is 93 million (average) miles from the sun


What if Jupiter was earths moon?

Impossible. If true, it would have to be the other way around, whereas Earth will be Jupiter's moon. This is because the gravitational field of Jupiter is FAR greater than Earth's.