Jupiter Data



Average distance from the Sun 5.2028 AU (7.783 x 108 km)
Eccentricity of orbit 0.0484
Maximum distance from the Sun 5.455 AU (8.160 x 108 km)
Minimum distance from the Sun 4.951 AU (7.406 x 108 km)
Inclination of orbit to ecliptic 1 18' 29''
Average orbital velocity 13.06 km/sec
Orbital period 11.867 y (4334.3 days)
Period of rotation 9 h 50 m 30 s
Inclination of equator to orbit 3 5'
Equatorial diameter 142,900 km
Mass 1.899 x 1027 kg
Average density 1340 kg/m3
Gravity at base of clouds 2.54 earth gravities
Escape velocity 61 km/sec
Temperature at cloud tops 140 K (-200 F)
Atmosphere composition 90% Hydrogen
10% Helium
Atmospheric pressure at cloud tops 0.5 bar
Albedo 0.51
Oblateness 0.0637