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How Far is Comet 168P/Hergenrother from Earth?

The distance of Comet 168P/Hergenrother from Earth is currently 666,844,615 kilometers, equivalent to 4.457581 Astronomical Units. Light takes 37 minutes and 4.3542 seconds to travel from Comet 168P/Hergenrother and arrive to us.

666,844,615
4.457581
37 minutes and 4.3542 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Comet 168P/Hergenrother 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 168P/Hergenrother 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 168P/Hergenrother from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Comet 168P/Hergenrother to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 168P/Hergenrother to Earth happens on Wed Sep 24 2087 at a distance of 0.29579087 Astronomical Units, or 44,249,684 kilometers:

Wed Sep 24 2087
44,249,684
0.295791

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

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