Does Jupiter have a retrograde motion? Jupiter moves across the sky in a very predictable pattern, but every now and then it reverses direction in the sky, making a tiny loop against the background stars – this is Jupiter retrograde.
Does Saturn retrograde motion? Saturn will enter retrograde motion, halting its usual eastward movement through the constellations, and turning to move westwards instead. This reversal of direction is a phenomenon that all the solar system’s outer planets periodically undergo, a few months before they reach opposition.
Which planet has the longest duration of retrograde motion as viewed from Earth? Which planet has the longest duration of retrograde motion as viewed from Earth? The shortest? The duration of the retrograde motion is shortest for our neighbor Mars and generally longest for Neptune.
Do Jupiter and Saturn rotate rapidly? Why are Jupiter and Saturn Spinning so Slowly?? The rotation periods of Jupiter and Saturn are 9.93 hours and 10.7 hours, respectively.