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How Far is Comet 116P/Wild 4 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 116P/Wild 4 from Earth is currently 478,958,928 kilometers, equivalent to 3.201643 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 37.6350 seconds to travel from Comet 116P/Wild 4 and arrive to us.

478,958,928
3.201643
26 minutes and 37.6350 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 116P/Wild 4 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 116P/Wild 4 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 116P/Wild 4 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 116P/Wild 4 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 116P/Wild 4 to Earth happens on Tue May 22 2085 at a distance of 0.76095312 Astronomical Units, or 113,836,967 kilometers:

Tue May 22 2085
113,836,967
0.760953

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

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