How Far is Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR from Earth?
The distance of Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR from Earth is currently 145,557,788 kilometers, equivalent to 0.972994 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 5.5285 seconds to travel from Comet 11P/Tempel-Swift-LINEAR and arrive to us.
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.
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 0.40122071 Astronomical Units, or 60,021,764 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.