How Far is Comet 15P/Finlay from Earth?
The distance of Comet 15P/Finlay from Earth is currently 442,674,808 kilometers, equivalent to 2.959098 Astronomical Units. Light takes 24 minutes and 36.6042 seconds to travel from Comet 15P/Finlay and arrive to us.
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.
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:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.