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Astrophysics[edit]

  • Diameter: 142,900 km (11.2 x Earth's diameter)
  • Length of Day: 9h 55m 30s
  • Length of year: 11.867 years (4334.3 days)
  • Average distance from the Sun: 5.2028 AU (7.783 x 108 km)
  • Average orbital velocity: 13.06 km/s.
  • Average Density: 1.34g/cm3
  • Mass: 1.899 x 1027 kg (317.83 x Earth's Mass).

Jupiter has an equatorial radius of 71,492 ±4 km, a polar radius of 66,854 ±10 km, and a mean radius of 69,911 ± 6 km.[1]

References[edit]

  1. P. Kenneth Seidelmann, B. A. Archinal, M. F. A'hearn, A. Conrad, G. J. Consolmagno, D. Hestroffer, J. L. Hilton, G. A. Krasinsky, G. Neumann (2007). "Report of the IAU/IAG Working Group on cartographic coordinates and rotational elements: 2006". Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 98 (3): 155-80. doi:10.1007/s10569-007-9072-y.