How Far is Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks from Earth?
The distance of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks from Earth is currently 970,698,242 kilometers, equivalent to 6.488717 Astronomical Units. Light takes 53 minutes and 57.9008 seconds to travel from Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks 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 12P/Pons-Brooks from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks to Earth happens on Wed Aug 31 2095 at a distance of 1.49871394 Astronomical Units, or 224,204,414 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.