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Jupiter

Available Resources
  • Physical data. Detailed information about physical properties of Jupiter, such as mass and geometric properties.
  • 15 days ephemerides. Table showing celestial coordinates and magnitude of Jupiter for the past and next 7 days.
  • Where is Jupiter? A page that summarizes all the information needed to find Jupiter in the sky.
  • How far is Jupiter from Earth? Accurate information about the currentand future distance of Jupiter from Earth up to December 2100.
  • When does Jupiter rise and set? Local times for the rise, transit and set of Jupiter from your location.
  • How bright is Jupiter? Information about the current and future magnitude of Jupiter up to December 2100.
  • Interactive sky chart. An online planetarium application that shows where to locate Jupiter in the sky from your location.
  • Live position tracker. A hight precision sky chart that uses real deep sky imagery to help locate Jupiter with your telescope or on your astrophotographies.

Jupiter Physical Data

The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Jupiter. Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Physical Parameter Value Relative to Earth
Diameter 139822 km 10.9733
Mass 1898.13 x 1024 kg 317.8281
Density 1.3262 gr/cm3 0.2405
Escape Velocity 60.2 km/s 5.3798
Sideral Rotation 9.9250 hours 0.4147
Absolute Magnitude -9.4
Geometric Albedo 0.52

Jupiter 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Jupiter computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Jupiter in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Apparent DiameterDiameter Constellation
2019 May 20 17h 24m 30s -22° 34’ 02” -2.56 44.2” Ophiucus
2019 May 21 17h 24m 02s -22° 33’ 42” -2.56 44.3” Ophiucus
2019 May 22 17h 23m 35s -22° 33’ 23” -2.56 44.3” Ophiucus
2019 May 23 17h 23m 06s -22° 33’ 02” -2.57 44.4” Ophiucus
2019 May 24 17h 22m 36s -22° 32’ 39” -2.57 44.4” Ophiucus
2019 May 25 17h 22m 06s -22° 32’ 18” -2.58 44.5” Ophiucus
2019 May 26 17h 21m 37s -22° 31’ 55” -2.58 44.5” Ophiucus
2019 May 27 17h 21m 06s -22° 31’ 32” -2.58 44.6” Ophiucus
2019 May 28 17h 20m 35s -22° 31’ 09” -2.59 44.6” Ophiucus
2019 May 29 17h 20m 04s -22° 30’ 44” -2.59 44.7” Ophiucus
2019 May 30 17h 19m 33s -22° 30’ 20” -2.59 44.7” Ophiucus
2019 May 31 17h 19m 01s -22° 29’ 54” -2.60 44.8” Ophiucus
2019 Jun 01 17h 18m 29s -22° 29’ 30” -2.60 44.8” Ophiucus
2019 Jun 02 17h 17m 57s -22° 29’ 03” -2.60 44.8” Ophiucus