How Far is Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR from Earth?
The distance of Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR from Earth is currently 859,070,180 kilometers, equivalent to 5.742529 Astronomical Units. Light takes 47 minutes and 45.5497 seconds to travel from Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR 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 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 146P/Shoemaker-LINEAR to Earth happens on Tue Oct 21 2081 at a distance of 0.56305905 Astronomical Units, or 84,232,435 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.