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How Far is Comet 10P/Tempel 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 10P/Tempel 2 from Earth is currently 319,565,287 kilometers, equivalent to 2.136162 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 45.9551 seconds to travel from Comet 10P/Tempel 2 and arrive to us.

319,565,287
2.136162
17 minutes and 45.9551 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 10P/Tempel 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 10P/Tempel 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 10P/Tempel 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 10P/Tempel 2 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 10P/Tempel 2 to Earth happens on Tue Aug 4 2026 at a distance of 0.41448358 Astronomical Units, or 62,005,860 kilometers:

Tue Aug 4 2026
62,005,860
0.414484

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

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