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How Far is Jupiter from Earth?

The distance of Jupiter from Earth is currently 864,196,371 kilometers, equivalent to 5.776796 Astronomical Units. Light takes 48 minutes and 2.6488 seconds to travel from Jupiter and arrive to us.

864,196,371
5.776796
48 minutes and 2.6488 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 2013 and December 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 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Jupiter to Earth happens on Mon Sep 26 2022 at a distance of 3.95256563 Astronomical Units, or 591,295,403 kilometers:

Mon Sep 26 2022
591,295,403
3.952566

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

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