How long does it take Jupiter to orbit the sun?

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It takes Jupiter 4,332 days or 11.86 Earth years to orbit the sun. Because it is further away from the sun than Earth, it's orbital period is much longer.

While the average orbit of earth is around 150 million kilometers from the sun, Jupiter's orbits 778 million kilometers from the sun—a colossal difference. Interestingly, Jupiter is tilted only 3.13 degrees on its axis, so it does not experience different seasons like Earth. Jupiter is the fastest rotating planet in in the solar system, rotating one complete time in just 9.97 hours. Jupiter is located anywhere from 893 – 964 million kilometers from the earth — its distance from the Earth changes each day as the planets move about on their course through the galaxy.

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Jupiter revolves around the Sun in a manner similar to the Earth, which is counter-clockwise as viewed from the arbitrary "north" or "above" the ecliptic plane
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Like all planets in our solar system, the path Jupiter follows around the sun is not a perfect circle. Featuring what is known as an eccentricity of 0.048, this orbit sweeps out into
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Jupiter revolves or orbits around the sun once every 11.86 Earth
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The average distance from Jupiter to the Sun is 778 million kilometers. It takes 4331 Earth days for Jupiter to orbit the Sun. Using this data: Assuming a circular orbit (isn't correct
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The length of one year (one revolution around the Sun) on Jupiter is 4331 days.
That is, a year on Jupiter takes about 11.9 times as long as a year on Earth.
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