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How Far is Comet 141P/Machholz 2 from Earth?

The distance of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 from Earth is currently 119,928,434 kilometers, equivalent to 0.801672 Astronomical Units. Light takes 6 minutes and 40.0382 seconds to travel from Comet 141P/Machholz 2 and arrive to us.

119,928,434
0.801672
6 minutes and 40.0382 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 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 141P/Machholz 2 from Earth between January 2014 and January 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 141P/Machholz 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 to Earth

Between January 2014 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 to Earth happens on Tue Nov 29 2089 at a distance of 0.18322312 Astronomical Units, or 27,409,789 kilometers:

Tue Nov 29 2089
27,409,789
0.183223

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

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