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How Far is Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 from Earth is currently 735,140,692 kilometers, equivalent to 4.914112 Astronomical Units. Light takes 40 minutes and 52.1654 seconds to travel from Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 and arrive to us.

735,140,692
4.914112
40 minutes and 52.1654 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 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 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 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 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 to Earth happens on Sun Jul 3 2022 at a distance of 2.03085116 Astronomical Units, or 303,811,010 kilometers:

Sun Jul 3 2022
303,811,010
2.030851

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

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