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How Far is Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks from Earth?

The distance of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks from Earth is currently 1,407,008,640 kilometers, equivalent to 9.405272 Astronomical Units. Light takes 1 hours, 18 minutes and 13.2756 seconds to travel from Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks and arrive to us.

1,407,008,640
9.405272
1 hours, 18 minutes and 13.2756 seconds

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.

Distance of Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks 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 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 Sun Aug 28 2095 at a distance of 1.52512881 Astronomical Units, or 228,156,023 kilometers:

Sun Aug 28 2095
228,156,023
1.525129

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

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