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How Far is Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang from Earth?

The distance of Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang from Earth is currently 5,398,064,227 kilometers, equivalent to 36.083831 Astronomical Units. Light takes 5 hours, 6.0041 seconds to travel from Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang and arrive to us.

5,398,064,227
36.083831
5 hours, 6.0041 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang 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 153P/Ikeya-Zhang 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 153P/Ikeya-Zhang from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 153P/Ikeya-Zhang to Earth happens on Sun Jun 30 2013 at a distance of 25.19893088 Astronomical Units, or 3,769,706,411 kilometers:

Sun Jun 30 2013
3,769,706,411
25.198931

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

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