Earth, Jupiter Comparison


Comparison Statistics: Earth and Jupiter

EARTH JUPITER
Mean distance from sun in Astronomical Units (Au) 
1 5.2
Period (Yrs)
1 11.86
Rotation period (hrs)
24 10 - slight variation at equator
Inclination of equator to its orbit (degrees) 
23.5 3
Surface temp (degrees C)
20 mean 10
Earth masses
1 318
Satellites
1 49 Official, 14 not approved yet
Diameter
12,756 km 11.2 times the Earth’s diameter
Density
5,515kg/m3 5,515kg/m3
Escape speed
11.2 km/s 59.5 km/s
Orbital speed
29.8 km/s 13.1 km/s
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