How Far is Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 from Earth?
The distance of Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 from Earth is currently 759,882,687 kilometers, equivalent to 5.079502 Astronomical Units. Light takes 42 minutes and 14.6958 seconds to travel from Comet 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu 1 and arrive to us.
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.
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:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.