How Far is Comet 104P/Kowal from Earth?
The distance of Comet 104P/Kowal from Earth is currently 506,802,486 kilometers, equivalent to 3.387765 Astronomical Units. Light takes 28 minutes and 10.5111 seconds to travel from Comet 104P/Kowal and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 104P/Kowal 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.
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 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 104P/Kowal to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 104P/Kowal to Earth happens on Tue Jan 11 2050 at a distance of 0.10365299 Astronomical Units, or 15,506,266 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.