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How Far is Comet 104P/Kowal 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 104P/Kowal 2 from Earth is currently 529,151,493 kilometers, equivalent to 3.537159 Astronomical Units. Light takes 29 minutes and 25.0594 seconds to travel from Comet 104P/Kowal 2 and arrive to us.

529,151,493
3.537159
29 minutes and 25.0594 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 104P/Kowal 2 from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Comet 104P/Kowal 2 from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 104P/Kowal 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 104P/Kowal 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 104P/Kowal 2 to Earth happens on Sun Jan 2 2061 at a distance of 0.08765318 Astronomical Units, or 13,112,729 kilometers:

Sun Jan 2 2061
13,112,729
0.087653

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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