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How far is Saturn from Earth?

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Saturn sits an average of 793.8 million miles from Earth. However, the distance between Saturn and Earth varies based upon where both planets are in their orbits around the sun.

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At its closest, Saturn is only 745 million miles from Earth. While at the furthest points in their orbit, Saturn and Earth are separated by about 1.04 billion miles. The sixth planet from the Sun, Saturn lies about 886 million miles from the Sun, with the distance varying due to its elliptical orbit. Saturn is about 403 million miles from its closest neighbor, Jupiter, and 2.3 billion miles away from its other neighbor, Uranus, although the distances vary with the planets' orbits.

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