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How Far is Comet 15P/Finlay from Earth?

The distance of Comet 15P/Finlay from Earth is currently 593,970,386 kilometers, equivalent to 3.970447 Astronomical Units. Light takes 33 minutes and 1.2719 seconds to travel from Comet 15P/Finlay and arrive to us.

593,970,386
3.970447
33 minutes and 1.2719 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 15P/Finlay 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 15P/Finlay 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 15P/Finlay from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 15P/Finlay to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 15P/Finlay to Earth happens on Wed Oct 27 2060 at a distance of 0.04931677 Astronomical Units, or 7,377,684 kilometers:

Wed Oct 27 2060
7,377,684
0.049317

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

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