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

The distance of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 from Earth is currently 306,400,033 kilometers, equivalent to 2.048158 Astronomical Units. Light takes 17 minutes and 2.0405 seconds to travel from Comet 141P/Machholz 2 and arrive to us.

306,400,033
2.048158
17 minutes and 2.0405 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 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 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 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 141P/Machholz 2 to Earth happens on Sat Dec 13 2036 at a distance of 0.13057280 Astronomical Units, or 19,533,413 kilometers:

Sat Dec 13 2036
19,533,413
0.130573

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

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