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How far is Jupiter from Saturn?

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The average distance between Jupiter and Saturn is 4.34 AU. One AU, an astronomical unit, is the distance between the Earth and the sun, or 92,955,807 miles.

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Since the planets don't orbit each other in a perfect circle, the distance between each of them varies greatly during their orbits. Jupiter has a distance of 484 million miles from the sun, making it the fifth planet from the ball of fire. Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun with a distance of 866 million miles. Both of these planets are considered gas giants and do not have a solid surface like Earth.

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