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How Far is Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR from Earth is currently 478,230,846 kilometers, equivalent to 3.196776 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 35.2064 seconds to travel from Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR and arrive to us.

478,230,846
3.196776
26 minutes and 35.2064 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR 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 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR 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 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR to Earth happens on Thu Nov 12 2026 at a distance of 0.40123912 Astronomical Units, or 60,024,518 kilometers:

Thu Nov 12 2026
60,024,518
0.401239

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

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