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How Far is Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR from Earth?

The distance of Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR from Earth is currently 150,479,741 kilometers, equivalent to 1.005895 Astronomical Units. Light takes 8 minutes and 21.9464 seconds to travel from Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR and arrive to us.

150,479,741
1.005895
8 minutes and 21.9464 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 156P/Russell-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.

Distance of Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR 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 156P/Russell-LINEAR from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR to Earth

Between January 2014 and January 2100 the closest approach of Comet 156P/Russell-LINEAR to Earth happens on Thu Oct 29 2099 at a distance of 0.38003584 Astronomical Units, or 56,852,552 kilometers:

Thu Oct 29 2099
56,852,552
0.380036

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

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