It launched on March 3, 1972 and reached on December 3, 1973. The AU column is the distance in astronomical units. There is a huge amount of different in the distances between the planets depending on their position on their orbit path. Light travels at a speed of 299,792 kilometers per second; 186,287 miles per second. Earth and Jupiter resemble sprinters racing on a clay track in the sweltering heat of the Sun. In one year (365.25 days) that is equivalent to 5,869,713,600,000 miles. The distance of each planet from the Sun and of the Moon from the Earth is displayed in au, this unit can be changed in kilometers (km), miles (mile), or light-years (ly). Shortest mean distance between Earth and Titan is about 1,278.7 million kilometer or about 8.5475 astronomical unit (AU) [ Convert 1,278.7 million kilometer to different units] Earth is 3 rd planet in our solar system Titan is a moon of planet Saturn discovered in 1655 The average distance between Earth and Jupiter is 483 million miles, so it would take 43 minutes to travel from Earth to Jupiter at the speed of light. The light year is too coarse of a unit to be used for such a short astronomical distance. Jupiter is 5.2 AU from the sun, and light takes 43.2 minutes to travel that distance. Jupiter and the Earth orbit the Sun in elliptical orbits. How fast does light travel from the Sun to each of the planets? Light travels at approximately 186,000 miles per second. The first spacecraft to ever cross the gulf from the Earth to Jupiter was NASA’s Pioneer 10. 3 months is 1/4 year. 1 AU is the distance from the Sun to Earth, which is 149,600,000 km. Researchers have found the weird exoplanet WASP-79b, nearly 800 light-years from Earth, does not have a blue sky as our planet does. One unit for measuring very big distances is the light year. The orbit of Jupiter is an average of 778,547,200 kilometers from the Sun, which is equal to 43.5 light-minutes or 8.22942617 × 10-5 light years. The table below shows the eight planets and the average distance between them. An astronomical unit (au) is the average distance of the Earth from the Sun and is the most common unit for the distance calculation in the solar system. The closest object to us is the Moon.Its average distance is about 240,000 miles, so light from the Moon takes (240,000 miles divided by 186.000) 1 and 1/3 seconds to get from the Moon to Earth. A light year is a measurement of distance.  The planets both travel in their elliptical orbits getting closer then farther apart.

When they are closest 365 million miles. The average distance between Jupiter and the Sun is 778 million km (about 5.2 times the average distance between Earth and the Sun, or 5.2 AU) and it completes an orbit every 11.86 years.