How Far is Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth?
The distance of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth is currently 728,395,806 kilometers, equivalent to 4.869025 Astronomical Units. Light takes 40 minutes and 29.6669 seconds to travel from Comet 16P/Brooks 2 and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 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 16P/Brooks 2 from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Comet 16P/Brooks 2 to Earth happens on Sun Oct 7 2068 at a distance of 0.77176214 Astronomical Units, or 115,453,973 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.