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How Far is Jupiter from Earth?

The distance of Jupiter from Earth is currently 797,792,192 kilometers, equivalent to 5.332911 Astronomical Units. Light takes 44 minutes and 21.1483 seconds to travel from Jupiter and arrive to us.

797,792,192
5.332911
44 minutes and 21.1483 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Jupiter from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Jupiter from Earth between January 1900 and January 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of Jupiter from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Jupiter to Earth

Between January 1900 and January 2100 the closest approach of Jupiter to Earth happens on Tue Oct 2 1951 at a distance of 3.94872352 Astronomical Units, or 590,720,632 kilometers:

Tue Oct 2 1951
590,720,632
3.948724

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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