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DISTANCE FROM THE SUN

Click on a planet name for information about the distance of the planets from the Sun. See how far they are away from the Sun and each other.

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Sun 50

Mercury

Mercury
timeline

Semi-major axis: 0.387 AU (57,909,050 km)

Aphelion: 0.466 AU (69,816,900 km)

Perihelion: 0.307 AU (46,001,200 km)

Orbital period: 87.969 days

Average orbital speed: 47.362 km/s


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Venus

Venus
timeline

Semi-major axis: 0.723332 AU (108,208,000 km)

Aphelion: 0.728213 AU (108,939,000 km)

Perihelion: 0.718440 AU (107,477,000 km)

Average orbital speed: 35.02 km/s

Orbital period: 224.701 days


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Earth

Earth
timeline

Semi-major axis: 1 AU (149,598,023 km)

Aphelion: 1.017 AU (152,100,000 km)

Perihelion: 0.98327 AU (147,090,000 km)

Orbital period: 365.256363004 days

Average orbital speed: 29.78 km/s (107200 km/h)


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Mars

Singularity
timeline

Semi-major axis: 1.523 AU (227.9392 million km)

Aphelion: 1.6660 AU (249.2 million km)

Perihelion: 1.381 AU (206.7 million km)

Orbital period: 686.971 Earth days

Average orbital speed: 24.077 km/s


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Jupiter

Earth
timeline

Semi-major axis: 5.2044 AU (778.57 million km)

Aphelion: 5.4588 AU (816.62 million km)

Perihelion: 4.9501 AU (740.52 million km)

Orbital period: 11.862 years

Average orbital speed: 13.07 km/s (8.12 mi/s)


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Saturn

Earth
timeline

Aphelion: 10.1238 AU (1,514 million km)

Perihelion: 9.0412 AU (1,352 million km)

Semi-major axis: 9.5826 AU (1,433 million km)

Orbital period: 29.4571 years

Average orbital speed: 9.68 km/s


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Uranus

Earth
timeline

Semi-major axis: 19.2184 AU (2,875 million km)

Aphelion: 20.11 AU (3,008 million km)

Perihelion: 18.33 AU (2,742 million km)

Orbital period: 84.0205 years

Average orbital speed: 6.80 km/s


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Neptune

Earth
timeline

Semi-major axis: : 30.110387 AU (4.50 billion km)

Aphelion: : 30.33 AU (4.54 billion km)

Perihelion: : 29.81 AU (4.46 billion km)

Orbital period: 164.8 years

Average orbital speed: 5.43 km/s[4]





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