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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 417,001,253 kilometers, equivalent to 2.787481 Astronomical Units. Light takes 23 minutes and 10.9665 seconds to travel from Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 and arrive to us.

417,001,253
2.787481
23 minutes and 10.9665 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 2.03085285 Astronomical Units, or 303,811,262 kilometers:

Sun Jul 3 2022
303,811,262
2.030853

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

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