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How Far is Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 from Earth is currently 443,570,400 kilometers, equivalent to 2.965085 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 39.5916 seconds to travel from Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 and arrive to us.

443,570,400
2.965085
24 minutes and 39.5916 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 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 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 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 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 135P/Shoemaker-Levy 8 to Earth happens on Sat May 28 2022 at a distance of 1.68600493 Astronomical Units, or 252,222,748 kilometers:

Sat May 28 2022
252,222,748
1.686005

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

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